FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

...reduced symptoms and need for medication by 16 percent 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...

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb doesn't back down at NASCAR race

...in the infield care center at Auto Club Speedway. He had visited the care center on Saturday and Sunday complaining of an irritation to his eye, and it was determined at the track that it was related to a recent sinus infection Hamlin had suffered.Hamlin...

Contractor ends pact with airport in Aiken

...Huggins. Mr. Mitchell cited calls concerning the repair of the airport's ceilometer, which he said were unnecessary irritations. The device uses a laser to measure how close dense cloud banks are to the ground. According to Robert E. Woods, the...

Zinc, handwashing prevent colds, study finds

...as he sat in an exam room in the Family Medicine Clinic at Georgia Regents Medical Center. From there it went to throat irritations and finally seemed to settle deep into his chest by the time he got to the clinic Monday. The cold came despite his strategy...

VA inspection reveals patient develops ulcer, loses wheelchair during Augusta stay

...taken to prevent and treat them ? was inconsistent, making it difficult to determine when and where the skin and tissue irritations developed and what was done for the patient. Inspectors were not alone in their lack for clear information.VA policy states...

Haunted house parking plan gets initial OK

...on Monday approved a 200-car parking area behind the Plantation Blood haunted house in south Augusta, to the continued irritation of some neighbors who turned out to protest the decision.Visitors have been parking at the 2.69-acre Wallie Drive tract...

May cause irritation: Instead of thoughtless rudeness, try courtesy

I can't guarantee you that following my 10-point plan will bring you riches or eternal happiness, but I can promise you will be much less likely to get shot.

Nerve weakness in shoulder sidelines Cardinals' Carpenter

Chris Carpenter has nerve irritation that has caused weakness in his pitching shoulder and the St. Louis Cardinals' ace will be sidelined indefinitely.The Cardinals...

Jackets' coach eager to prove skeptics wrong

Will it work? The question is an endless source of both amusement and irritation for Paul Johnson. In the soundtrack of the new Georgia Tech football coach's life, it is the refrain that simply won't stop...

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Mayweather not around to find out he's no longer star of his own card

LAS VEGAS -- Much to the irritation of his promoter, Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn't show up at a press conference to promote his lightweight title fight Saturday...

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