If the constant cold weren’t enough, a brutal winter has many speculating that the polar vortex will be replaced by a “pollen vortex,” leaving allergy sufferers sniffling and miserable. Alesia ... more 
If the constant cold weren’t enough, a brutal winter has many speculating that the polar vortex will be replaced by a “pollen vortex,” leaving allergy sufferers sniffling and miserable. Alesia Kotek is ready for the worst. She and her 13-year-old daughter Caitlin share allergies to grass and trees — and Caitlin started getting itchy, watery eyes this spring while snow was still on the ground outside their Cleveland, Ohio, home. “I'm very nervous about this year with our allergies,” Alesia Kotek said. less 
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Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:00 PM EDT