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Supermarket chain Publix recalls Asian snack mix for improper labeling

...recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts.Peanuts can cause a serious allergic reaction in some individuals and should be listed on the packaging. No illnesses have been reported, the Lakeland, Fla...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-17/supermarket-chain-publix-rec
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
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
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
J.B. Holmes wins Wells Fargo Championship three years after brain surgery

...He had brain surgery ? twice. The first time was to remove a piece of his skull. The second time was from an allergic reaction to the adhesive that was holding the titanium plate to the base of the skull, causing severe headaches.If that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-04/jb-holmes-wins-wells-fargo-c
Innovative new oral immunotherapy is promising for getting rid of allergies

...90percent of children were able to tolerate a test of eating 5 peanuts.Approximately 20percent of patients had moderate allergic reaction that required medical attention and were treated with an inhaler and medication. One patient had a severe reaction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-02/innovative-new-oral-immunoth
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
Bees are among the best pollinators, and three easy steps can keep you from being stung

...doesn't mean bees are welcome in everyone's landscape.Some people (0.4 percent of the population) have serious allergic reactions to bee stings. They're always concerned when they see any kind of bee.Dozens of true bee species are in Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-04-06/bees-are-among-best-
Woman makes quilts to donate to children

...Before they are donated, the quilts are laundered in either Dreft or Ivory detergent to decrease the risk of an allergic reaction.Johnson has quilted or collected about 30 quilts so far and plans to take as many quilts as she can to the Children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-04-30/patterns-young-l
Kidney Action Day to offer health screenings

...checked. We didn't know it was in our family history," said Jordan, of Augusta.An emergency room trip for an allergic reaction to medication revealed what Jordan never knew. A blood test determined that her kidneys were failing, so she was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/kidney-action-day-offer-healt