EXCLUSIVE: London is now the hay fever capital, according to sales figures from Chemist Direct. And with the mixed weather, pharmacists are also having to explain the difference between hay fever and colds.
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For at least a few more days this April, it looks like spring fever will stay in hibernation and cabin fever will reign in the Northland.
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The Adelaide Thunderbirds built on their dominant record against Perth's West Coast Fever with a 26-point home victory
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During the five months that The Reporting on Health Collaborative has been publishing stories about the scourge of valley fever, many readers have come forward wanting to tell of their horrific battles with the illness. Today we share more of them in a continuing effort to educate the community about how valley fever manifests itself. Public education, experts say, is...
(3 months and 9 days ago)
A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children’s recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether lowering a sick child’s fever helps the recovery process or interferes with the body’s ability to fight the infection. Some previous research has shown...
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(Click on the image above to view the full gallery) Tokyo, Japan – People wear protective face masks in downtown Tokyo, March 8, 2013. Throughout Japan, Spring is known as the season for hay fever. Hay fever, or Kafunsho in [...]
(2 months and 10 days ago)
California, Arizona see spike in valley fever cases as worsening drought kicks up dust
(15 days ago)
Cafe worker may have spread typhoid fever Customers who dined at a Stonestown Galleria restaurant on certain days last month may have been exposed to typhoid fever, San Francisco public health authorities said Friday. Anyone who ate at the Nordstrom Cafe on April 16, 17, 18, 20 or 27 - days the worker was at the restaurant and possibly contagious - may be at risk of becoming...
(17 days ago)
FRESNO -- It seemed like the long-ignored disease that robbed San Luis Obispo County resident Todd Schaefer of his health was finally gaining attention. Last fall, then-state Sen. Michael Rubio, D-Shafter, held a town hall meeting on valley fever in Bakersfield. Following that meeting, Rubio drafted two pieces of valley fever-related legislation. He was also named chairman...
(2 months and 6 days ago)
On Sunday, two people from Bakersfield shared their battle with valley fever, including a woman who lost 45 pounds and went blind and a man who, 21 years after diagnosis, still only has half his normal lung capacity. Today, two more recount their struggle, as part of a continuing effort to educate the community about the causes and effects of -- and limited treatments...
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