Allergy Associates of La Crosse is not a “salon” clinic for the affluent. For nearly 50 years, the waiting rooms have hosted allergy suffers from 50 states, nearly every continent and all walks of life. A western Congressman heard about the “drop doc” while he grilled burgers and eves-dropped on his neighbor on the other side of the fence. Word-of-mouth brought a former Miss America, a priest, and what sometimes seems like half the population of Clinton, Iowa. Word-of-mouth brought an unemployed father of seven from Minnesota’s Iron Range and many Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.