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Seasonal Allergies, seasonal allergy symptoms, seasonal allergy relief, tips to minimize allergy symptoms, UCLA health

Springing Forward – to Allergy Season

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California experienced record rainfall this year, and may have even made headway against the state’s historic drought. Now that lush landscapes abound and spring is upon us, what does this mean for allergy sufferers? The wet weather can be a harbinger of intense allergy-related symptoms such as nasal drainage, sinus congestion, headaches and shortness of breath according to Dr. Maria Garcia-Lloret, an allergist with UCLA Health. It’s not the rain that causes the symptoms, according to Garcia-Lloret, but the rain’s effect on trees, grass and weed pollen.

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Public Invited to ‘a Day with Northwestern’ April 22

Michael Wilbon, co-host of ESPN’s award-winning show “Pardon the Interruption,” and Nancy Gustafson, the founder of a nonprofit who helps people with memory loss reconnect to the world, will highlight a day of presentations by prominent Northwestern faculty and alumni on a variety of subjects during “A Day With Northwestern.

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Expert Available to Discuss Distrust of Scientists Based on Ideology

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Researchers Shoot for Success with Simulations of Laser Pulse–Material Interactions

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University of Virginia professor Leonid Zhigilei led a team that used the Titan supercomputer to gain deeper insights into laser interactions with metal surfaces.

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Alcohol Use in Veterans with Schizophrenia Less Common Than Thought, but No Level Safe

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Large, multi-site study sheds light and dispels misconceptions about drinking in people with serious mental illness.

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Coal Job Losses May Level, but West Virginia Will Rely More Heavily on Natural Gas for GDP

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MSU, Shedd Aquarium Partnering to Create Healthier Aquatic Homes

Viruses are the most abundant living organisms on the planet, yet we know very little about them, especially in aquatic environments. Michigan State University’s Joan Rose is partnering with Shedd Aquarium in Chicago to better understand how viruses affect plants, fish and aquatic mammals in human-built and controlled aquariums.

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TSRI Researchers Develop New Method to ‘Fingerprint’ HIV

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a method to analyze the glycan shield on HIV’s protective outer glycoprotein, developed as a potential HIV vaccine candidate.

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Nation's First Military Ethics Degree Is Established at Case Western Reserve University

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While military ethics have been studied for more than 2,000 years, the field has lacked a common entry point for professional training—until now.







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