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  • Long Sleeves Won't Keep the Itch Away

    Long Sleeves Won't Keep the Itch Away
    Every year, more than 10 million unlucky Americans suffer the itching, swelling and blistering that poison ivy leaves in its wake. This seemingly harmless plant's oil can travel through the air, be transferred through clothing and can even attack days...
  • HealthKey Report: Benadryl Alert

    HealthKey Report: Benadryl Alert
    Swallowing an over-the-counter medication meant to be rubbed on the skin can have harmful effects, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has received reports of serious side effects—such as unconsciousness, hallucinations, and...
  • Chasing Down The Muse: After summer, an itch to travel

    "Wherever you go, there you are." —Zen saying * I'm feeling the call of nature. No, no, not that way, but in myriad other forms, nature is calling to me — LOUDLY! I need to answer, chase it down, follow my muse there, wherever "there" is....
  • Home remedies ease sunburn pain

    Home remedies ease sunburn pain
    Heat. Burning. Itching. Blistering. It's hard to sleep, or even put on clothes. Now you regret staying out in the sun too long and coming down with a case of garden-variety sunburn. One of the best remedies can be found right at home, says Dr. Tara...
  • Allergens can provoke different reactions

    Allergens can provoke different reactions
    Allergic reactions occur when your immune system misidentifies a neutral substance, called an allergen, as harmful. Allergens come into contact with your body through inhalation, swallowing, touching or by injection. Your immune system responds by...
  • LaPorte County Jail scabies outbreak halts visitors, programs

    LaPorte County Jail scabies outbreak halts visitors, programs
    An outbreak of scabies among some inmates at LaPorte County Jail prompted the sheriff to close the jail to visitors until Dec. 13. A news release from Sheriff Mike Mollenhauer indicated the exact extent of the outbreak is unknown, but inmates in several...
  • How to stop persistent anal itching

    How to stop persistent anal itching
    Q: What's the best treatment to relieve anal itching? A: Anal itching is common and can be intense. Doctors call it pruritus ani. Usually there is no specific medical cause. Itching arises because the anus is a very sensitive area and a dirty area....
  • 31 kids at West Side school taken to hospitals

    31 kids at West Side school taken to hospitals
    Thirty-one fifth- and sixth-graders were taken to hospitals today after complaining of rashes  and irritation at a Humboldt Park elementary school, but the injuries were not considered serious, officials said. The school was holding a rally in the...
  • Food allergies not tied to eczema for most

    Food allergies not tied to eczema for most
    Eczema is notoriously difficult to treat in children. The torturous dry-skin disease causes intense itching and sleeplessness, and sometimes parents try making dietary changes in addition or in place of conventional treatments. For about one-third of...
  • INKED! Whoopee, sports and cheese; what to know when

    INKED! Whoopee, sports and cheese; what to know when
    How well do we know our spouses? We want to think we know each other like chocolate knows peanut butter, like eggs know bacon, but do we? I’m really not sure how well I know my wife, because I have yet to be fundamentally tested. The same goes...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Facing the big 'C'

    Editor's note: Cindy Frazier returned last week from a two-month medical leave. This is her story. * It all started with an itch. It was mid-February. I was sitting in a staff meeting with our veteran reporter Barbara Diamond when suddenly I couldn't...