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Mylan offers to buy rival generic drugmaker Perrigo

...CEO Heather Bresch.Mylan NV's best-selling product is the EpiPen Auto Injector, an emergency treatment for allergic reactions made by Pfizer. Mylan reported $1.19 billion in revenue from EpiPen in 2014 and the company says EpiPen is its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-08/mylan-offers-buy-rival-gen
Age-old question: Strong pet allergies need not mean a life without animals

...any and all pets you have that are causing your allergic reactions. Statistically, however, that just doesn't...grooming than dogs, so they tend to trigger more allergic reactions. Still, even people prone to allergies may, with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/10/ent_223832.shtml
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Secondhand smoke harmful for dogs, cats

...from tobacco exposure isn't available, but vets know from lab tests and office visits that inhaling smoke causes allergic reactions, inflammation and nasal and pulmonary cancers in pets, said Dr. Kerri Marshall, a veterinary officer for Trupanion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-19/secondhand-smoke-harmful-dogs-cats
Criticism of Vikings, Adrian Peterson is mounting

...Peterson merchandise. Mylan Inc. said it was no longer working with Peterson to promote its EpiPen, used to treat allergic reactions. U.S. Bank, rumored to be in the running for the naming rights to the team's new stadium, said it is "monitoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-16/criticism-vikings-adrian-pete
FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

...to 30 percent, versus dummy tablets. Common side effects include throat irritation and mouth swelling. Severe allergic reactions, including life-threatening ones, are possible. For that reason, the first dose is given at a doctor's office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/fda-oks-1st-dissolving-imm
Spiders can make your skin crawl, but they do a lot of good

...orb-weaver spiders in our area are considered dangerous to humans.The exception would be those people who have severe allergic reactions to insects and spider bites.Bringing house plants insideWith the threat of frost last Saturday and Sunday mornings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/2013-10-31/spiders-can-make-your-skin-cra
Warm winter, wet spring create perfect fire ant storm

...added. "However, since fire ants are in the same order as bees and wasps, there is the possibility of severe allergic reactions."Acute management of fire ant anaphylaxis, he said, is identical to treatment of anaphylaxis from other causes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-05/warm-winter-wet-spring-create
Stings require special attention for dangerous allergic reactions

Q: My son works for a landscaping company. Until last week he loved his job. But then a co-worker was stung by a yellow jacket and died suddenly of an allergic reaction. Now my son is afraid of being stung and it has affected his attitude toward his work. He takes insecticide with him, but he is still fearful. Didn't you write about home remedies for stings?

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/30/ent_232142.shtml
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Legal drugs send many to hospitals

...700,000 Americans to emergency rooms each year, landmark government research shows. Accidental overdoses and allergic reactions to prescription drugs were the most frequent causes of serious illnesses, according to the study, the first to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/18/bus_100977.shtml
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Don't let spoiled food, critters or poisonous plants spoil the fun

...head off potential problems. PICNIC POINTERS Weeds, such as poison ivy, oak and sumac, cause 10 to 50 million allergic reactions in the United States each year. Poison ivy usually grows as a vine twining on tree trunks or straggling over the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/27/liv_346429.shtml
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