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Ask us: Hay fever has many remedies

Q: Where does hay fever come from? Do you have any helpful advice to remedy the problem? A: Hay fever is an allergic response to pollens and...of the skin. A few tips for combating hay fever: -- Wear a brimmed hat and sunglasses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/10/met_235602.shtml
Metro
Genetically engineered drug may help hay fever

...engineered drug may significantly reduce hay fever symptoms, research suggests. The...536 patients with ragweed-induced hay fever who were given shots of omalizumab...wants more safety data on its use in hay fever, since the condition affects so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/19/tec_327542.shtml
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FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

...the first tablet in the U.S. for gradually reducing hay fever symptoms, an alternative to months of weekly doctor visits...available as a generic.About 60 million Americans have hay fever, but fewer than 3 million are treated with allergy shots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/fda-oks-1st-dissolving-imm
Age old question

Q: How can I prepare to fight hay fever this fall? - W.P., Augusta A...season for ragweed pollen, a key hay fever trigger. While some people are more susceptible to hay fever than others, it affects people of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/18/ent_320679.shtml
Things to Do
Age old question

...there some way to avoid summertime hay fever? - E.H., McBean A: Late summer...accessories to the crime of causing hay fever are watermelon, bananas, cantaloupe...tea was normally not a problem for hay fever patients in the study, it worsened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/05/ent_212432.shtml
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Wimbledon women seek first-ever Grand Slam title Saturday

...allergic to Wimbledon, sort of.Not the town in southwest London, and not the All England Club. But she does have hay fever, making her hypersensitive to the very grass for which the tournament is so famous.That affliction, of course, won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-05/wimbledon-women-seek
Age old question: Sniffles caused by variety of irritants

...common cold, allergies, sinusitis or hay fever. Germs that cause colds can be found...doctor may prescribe antibiotics. Hay fever, also known as allergic rhinitis...University, millions of Americans get hay fever when they are exposed to pollens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/09/liv_287940.shtml
Life & style
Maker, promoter of zinc lozenges agree to settle federal charges

...prevent colds, relieve the symptoms of allergies and hay fever, reduce the risk of contracting pneumonia and reduce...will prevent colds, relieve or reduce the symptoms of hay fever and allergies or prevent children from catching colds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/25/tec_275995.shtml
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Plans about mold, marina are discussed

...and telecommunication systems, the report states. Mass evacuation of employees is unlikely. Employees who suffer from hay fever symptoms, chronic respiratory disease or immune suppression should consult their health-care providers. If symptoms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/26/met_432413.shtml
Metro | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Pollen season to hit Augusta area this week

...called the pollen count. Augusta's daily pollen count can be found on weather.com.Fineman suggests that folks with hay fever stay indoors on days with high pollen counts.Pam Knox, the assistant state climatologist, said that in spite of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-03-29/pollen-season-hit-augusta-ar
Health | Metro | Health Care