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Debunking the 'seasonal' allergy myth and reducing exposure year-round

(BPT) - Seasonal allergens are a popular scapegoat for a multitude of reactions: sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes. During the summer months, pollen – one of the most common allergens – is floating around, even visibly so in some places. Researchers approximate that some 50 million in the U.S. alone believe themselves to be victims of seasonal allergies, and spring to be the season that most affects them.

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Tuesday 10/17/2017
Medical Device Protects Doctors, Nurses from Pathogens in Patient Fluids
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Every time a patient has surgery or any other procedures at a hospital, the hospital faces the challenge of disposing of all the blood, urine, and other fluids that result. These fluids can contain pathogens such as HIV or hepatitis, so they may be dangerous.

6 Things You Should Know about the Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive
Posted: October 17, 2017

(BPT) - Are you interested in a long-acting form of birth control that doesn’t have any hormones? You’re not alone! Meet PARAGARD® (intrauterine copper contraceptive), a non-hormonal, copper-releasing device that is placed in a woman’s uterus to prevent pregnancy for up to 10 years.

Shock Chlorination Of Water Wells: What You Need To Know
Updated: October 18, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—"Shock chlorination" is a term loosely applied to using a relatively high concentration of chlorine to disinfect a water well system. It may come as a shock to learn that the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) does not recommend household well owners attempt to disinfect their own well systems.

Monday 10/16/2017
Feeling fatigued? 3 ways women can boost iron intake
Posted: October 16, 2017

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STIs and Relationships: What a Diagnosis Really Means
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:33 am

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Are You One of the 4 Million People at Risk for Leaky Heart Valves?
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:33 am

(BPT) - Did you know nearly one in 10 people aged 75 or older[i] suffers from a leaky mitral valve, or mitral regurgitation? And most don't know it, attributing symptoms of fatigue or shortness of breath to just old age.

Friday 10/13/2017
Three Easy Ways To Improve Your Life
Updated: October 17, 2017 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Your health, wealth and happiness may be improved if you heed these three helpful hints to ease and enhance your life:

Thursday 10/12/2017
Digitally Transforming Your Business
Updated: October 16, 2017 - 1:33 am



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