Environics Communications Inc.

Environics Communications Inc.

March 28, 2006 16:32 ET

"SMOLLEN" SEASON IS HERE!

New Data Being Released Tomorrow: Record smog and pollen significantly impacts allergy sufferers' overall quality of living, suffering Attention: Assignment Editor, Environment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor VANCOUVER, BC --(CCNMatthews - March 28, 2006) - Allergy season has arrived and pollen counts are ready to peak, but allergy sufferers may have experienced runny noses, watery eyes and sniffling back in February due to the effects of smog on allergic suffering. And with record smog counts in 2005, coupled with higher than normal pollen counts, the effects are hitting sufferers hard. In fact, the Reactine Quality of Life Index 2006: Effects of Smog on Allergic Suffering, being released tomorrow, showcases that one quarter of allergy sufferers claim that their suffering increased by more than 50 per cent last year over previous years due to the increased smog.

Dr. Ross Chang is available to discuss this emerging trend, outline the data and provide some insight on the season to come:

WHAT: Interview Opportunity
WHO: Dr. Ross Chang is a Vancouver-based allergist and president of the BC Society of Allergy and Immunology.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 29, 2006

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/For further information: Danielle Rouleau, Senior Consultant
416-969-2714/ drouleau@environicspr.com

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416.969.2749/ rlockhart@environicspr.com/ IN: ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH

Contact Information

  • Danielle Rouleau, Senior Consultant, Environics Communications
    Primary Phone: 416-969-2714
    Secondary Phone: 416-920-9000
    E-mail: drouleau@environicspr.com