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Libby VanBuren and her mom Jodi were getting discouraged after years of dealing with allergy-related illnesses. Three years after receiving allergy shots, Libby is thriving and in better health. (J. Griffith, WCYB / SBG)

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year.

The group says allergy shots helps reduce hay fever symptoms in about 85 percent of people.

Working in partnership with our parent company, Sinclair Broadcast Group, we want to keep you informed about important health and safety matters.

News 5's Jessica Griffith talked to one little girl about how allergy shots changed her quality of life for the better.

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