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14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Allergy Sufferers Can't Get A Break This Summer

There's usually a silver lining to Texas' hot, dry summers - no pollen and a break for seasonal allergy sufferers - but, not this year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Driving with Allergy Symptoms Compares to Driving with .03 BAC

A study out of the Netherlands shows that driving with allergy symptoms is the equivalent of a .03 blood alcohol level.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Over-the-Counter Flonase Allergy Relief Approved

July 28, 2014 -- The FDA has approved over-the-counter Flonase Allergy Relief, or fluticasone propionate 50 mcg nasal spray, for the treatment of hay fever or upper respiratory allergies , its maker GlaxoSmithKline announced.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Flonase, Fluticasone Nasal (generic)

KHOU-TV Houston

Study: Allergy symptoms while driving may be same as .03 BAC

Sneezing, itchy, watery eyes are among the negative symptoms associated with allergies.

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Toledo Blade

Overhaulin' pollen

Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh to check a machine called a Burkard Spore Trap.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Allergy and Immunology, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

No Summer Relief For Allergies

Susan joined News 10 as a reporter in April 2014. She is no stranger to the Midwest, having earned her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Home Gardening, Home

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Star Online

So over injections: New pills now fool our body to fight allergies

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved under-the-tongue tablets that trick the immune system to treat allergies.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Allergy and Immunology, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Post-gazette.com

Business Briefs: Highmark, Conemaugh extend contract

Highmark Inc. and Conemaugh Health System have agreed to a multi-year contract extension that will provide Blue Cross Blue Shield members in-network access to the health system's three campuses: Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown; Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in Hastings; and Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center in Meyersdale.

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Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, Food Science, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Medicine, Health

Freshnews

FDA Approves FlonaseA Allergy Relief For Sale Over-The-Counter In The United States

PARSIPPANY, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Flonase Allergy Relief , containing the No.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration, Parsippany, NJ, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Flonase, Fluticasone Nasal (generic), Cutivate, Fluticasone (generic)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Action News

New peanut allergy therapy now in KC

JOHNSON CO., Kan. - A new peanut allergy treatment is now available in Kansas City for patients - a number which is on the rise .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kansas City, MO

Valley News Live

Healthier Me: Advice for Summer Allergy Sufferers

Are you coughing, sneezing and blowing your nose more than normal? The hot, dry summer weather is causing a big jump in allergies symptoms for people.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sneezing, Zyrtec, Cetirizine Hydrochloride (generic), Claritin, Loratadine (generic), Allegra, Fexofenadine (generic)

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SFGate

Dissolving allergy tablets offer alternative to shots

Asha Patel checks a trap on the roof of Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital that collects particles in the air.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Trap, Alternative, Allergy and Immunology

Health News Digest

You're Not Ready for Summer to End, but Ragweed's Set to Pounce

Ragweed season is sneaking up on you. But you can beat its effects by getting ahead of it, and starting allergy medications now - about two weeks before ragweed blooms in early to mid-August.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hay Fever, Immunology, Biology, Science, Allergy and Immunology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Advanced Physical Medicine of Yorkville Provides Treatments for Seasonal Allergies

Advanced Physical Medicine of Yorkville announced that is prepared to offer season allergy treatment to allergy sufferers in the area.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain, Chiropractic, Massage Therapy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Under-the-tongue tablets trick immune system to fight allergies

Asha Patel knows more about what goes into your lungs than you do. Every weekday at 8 a.m., the researcher climbs onto the roof of Allegheny General Hospital, in Pittsburgh, to check a machine called a Burkard Spore Trap.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Allergy and Immunology, Immunology, Biology, Science, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

US Pharmacist

Proper Use of Nonprescription Nasal Sprays

Nasal sprays are useful dosage forms that yield medical benefits by allowing patients to place medications inside the nasal cavity, directly where they are needed.

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Related Topix: Intal, Cromolyn Sodium (generic), Medicine, Sneezing, Health, Nasacort, Triamcinolone Nasal (generic)

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Allergy sufferers say symptoms are worse this year

Itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing. If that sounds like you, then you already know we're in the peak of grass pollen season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pollen, Seattle, WA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KMIZ

Winter 2014 could be to blame for harsh allergy season

If you're someone who suffers from allergies, you're not alone. In fact, nearly 20% of Americans suffer from some type of allergy.

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WPXI

Study: Driving with allergies similar to drunken driving

A new study from the Netherlands shows that drivers with allergy symptoms are comparable to drivers with a .03 percent blood-alcohol level.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WebWire

Allergens Lurking in Your Indoor Environment

At CSC, our indoor environmental quality professionals have the tools and expertise to identify a wide range of indoor allergens and provide solutions to minimize their impact on allergy sufferers.

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