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Age old question: Sniffles caused by variety of irritants

Q: How will I know if my runny nose and itchy eyes are just symptoms of a cold or something more serious? -- R.T., Belvedere A: A runny nose and itchy eyes may stem from the common cold, allergies, sinusitis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/09/liv_287940.shtml
Life & style
Quarantine disallows new animals

It's not a pretty death. Distemper first attacks a dog's respiratory system - causing a cough, runny eyes, runny nose and fever. That's just before the dog stops eating. Then the pneumonia sets in. "If they survive that phase of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/18/met_295868.shtml
Metro
Kirby: It's colder in Augusta and my body can prove it

...the 20s can be. I'd forgotten how unpleasant dry, itchy skin is. Or cracked fingers. Or a scratchy throat. Or a runny nose. And don't get me started on static electricity.When you go to let your little dog out the back door, and he sticks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/kirby-its-colder-augusta-and-
Innovative new oral immunotherapy is promising for getting rid of allergies

...immune system, typically used to fight infections, is inappropriately activated. The activation can be mild, like a runny nose, or severe, like difficulty breathing and dangerously low blood pressure. Patients with severe reactions can develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-02/innovative-new-oral-immunoth
FDA OKs 1st dissolving immunotherapy tablet for seasonal allergies; 2 from Merck await ruling

...are treated with allergy shots. Until now, their only other option was medicines to temporarily relieve sneezing, runny nose, congestion, watery eyes and itchy eyes and nose.In patient testing over one grass pollen season, Oralair reduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-02/fda-oks-1st-dissolving-imm
Cold or allergy? Diagnosis can be tricky

...of Pediatrics at Georgia Re gents University.In the first day or so, a cold and allergies will both produce a clear runny nose and sneezing, he said.Over the next couple of days, the nasal discharge from a cold will turn thicker and might be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-04/cold-or-allergy-diagnosis-ca
The Coupon Lady: Stockpiling items pays off during sickness

...evening, I knew something was up. I started getting a runny nose and my throat began to tickle. Less than 48 hours later...out what I needed. I also already had Kleenex for my runny nose and lozenges to soothe my sore throat.Because I plan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-09-05/coupon-lady-
Want flu? Volunteers sneeze for science

...millions of microscopic virus particles in salt water into each nostril.Sure enough, a few days later Bennett had the runny nose and achiness of mild flu.The best defense against influenza is a yearly vaccine, but it's far from perfect. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-26/want-flu-volunteers-sneeze-s
Warding off the common coldplate

...that an infectious, coldlike virus, dubbed AD-36, is a cause of obesity. In addition to causing symptoms such as a runny nose and a sore throat, it also causes fat cells to multiply, causing weight gain. Oh, come on. It should be noted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/31/edi_509739.shtml
Editorials
Most people fine without a flu shot

...vaccine will not necessarily prevent you from experiencing the flu's miserable symptoms, like fever, hacking cough, runny nose and "hit-by-a-truck" body aches. Studies have shown that the shot generally works about 52 percent of the time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/26/liv_432402.shtml
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