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    1. Common Meds Linked to Dementia

      April 20, 2016 -- Older people who take certain medicines to treat conditions like urinary incontinence, depression, asthma, allergies, and sleeping problems should be warned that their use may bring a higher risk of dementia, scientists say. A small Indiana University study found that people using

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    2. How to Treat Allergies That Get You All Stuffed Up

      Lenore Hirsch, a retired educator, is living the good life. Her home is in the impossibly beautiful Napa, CA, and she spends her days indulging her passions: photography, writing, and travel. If only her allergies would let up. Hirsch, who considers herself "a very young 69," has had hay fever since

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    3. FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical Gloves

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to ban most powdered medical gloves, saying they pose serious health risks to patients and health care providers alike. The proposed ban, announced Monday, would apply to powder

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    4. This Therapy for Peanut Allergy Lasts, Study Finds

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Once a tolerance to peanuts has developed in kids considered at high-risk for developing a peanut allergy, it seems to last, new research suggests. The children in the study developed a tolerance after they were fed pean

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    5. Can You Overuse Nasal Spray?

      Yes. Just ask Marianne McCall. A few allergy seasons back, she thought her seasonal congestion might never end. In April, she’d begun to use a topical nasal-spray decongestant. The over-the-counter (OTC) drug worked like a charm. By summer, she was still using the spray daily. Yet it was helping for

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    6. Expert Advice on Handling Your Nasal Allergies

      Nasal allergies can have symptoms that are like a cold -- watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and congestion -- that just won’t go away. If your reaction to pollen, mold, dust, or pet hair is severe enough, it can put quite a hamper on your day-to-day life. But there are things you can do to stifle y

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    7. Makeup Tips for Bad Allergy Days

      Your eyes are bloodshot, your nose is red, and your skin is puffy. It must be allergy season! While your allergies may be a hard thing to kick to the curb for good, you don’t need to be a magician to mask the pesky symptoms that come with them. Instead, try out these simple solutions from makeup art

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    8. How to Pamper Your Allergic Nose

      Is your sniffer working overtime because of a cold or allergies? It can feel uncomfortable when you use all those tissues.  Use these expert tricks to soothe a chapped, sore nose fast. You may think pre-moistened wipes are gentler than plain-old tissue, but many diaper wipes or those made for removi

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    9. 7 Habits That Can Trigger Your Allergy Symptoms

      You may be great at dodging allergy triggers outdoors, but what happens once you’re inside? From walking in your front door to tucking yourself into bed at night, you’ll want to sidestep these common mistakes and keep your allergy triggers at bay. Regularly allowing your bathroom to get too steamy c

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    10. Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Brain Cancer Risk

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests. The international team of researchers looked at more than 4,500 glioma patient

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