Anne Hinton gave up both arms to the nurse - to get an allergy shot for mold in one and an allergy shot for trees or weeds in the other. Three years ago, her asthma was so bad it landed her in the hospital, but now she takes precautions with the shots.
Summertime is crittertime, but those that sting and bite can leave painful reminders that can be life-threatening for those with allergies. To avoid stinging insects, it is important to learn about them. Most sting reactions are caused by five types of insects: yellow jackets, honeybees, paper wasps, hornets and fire ants.
NEW ORLEANS - Wearing goggles, gloves, galoshes and a mask, Veronica Randazzo lasted only 10 minutes inside her home in St. Bernard Parish. Her eyes burned, her mouth filled with a salty taste and she felt nauseous.
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PHILADELPHIA -- A study by University of Pennsylvania researchers casts doubt on the conventional wisdom that most penicillin allergies are forever.
APRIL 13, 1863 The consecration of the Church of the Most Holy Trinity was an event, which had long been awaited with eager interest by the Catholic portion of the community, as well as by the merely curious, who were upon the tip-toe of expectation to witness so unusual a ceremony, and to examine an advice to which rumor and past events had given a wide spread fame.
BACK IN TIME JUNE 28, 1955AIKEN - An inquest into the death of Eugene Harold Key, 9, who died Saturday, hours after his bike crashed into a car, will be held Wednesday, Coroner James L. Gregory said.
The first drug designed to protect the 1.5 million Americans who are severely allergic to even the smallest trace of peanuts also may aid millions more with other food allergies, researchers said.\r\n
Nov. 18, 1940The Rev. John E. Hines, the rector of St. Paul's Church for the past four years, announced his resignation yesterday to accept the call to Christ Church in Houston, Texas.
OCT. 15, 1980Augusta officials have approved the sale of land along the Savannah River between 13th and 15th streets for a 54-unit condominium complex at its appraised value of $132,000 but attached several conditions to the sale.