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2014-08-31 23:00:41

Ragweed is the most common cause of fall hay fever and affects people in virtually every part of the country. AllergyEasy doctors help patients build up immunity to ragweed pollens and stop overreacting to them with hay-fever-like symptoms - and it's as easy as a few drops under the tongue. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 For many, fall turns daily life into an allergic mess, and ragweed is likely the culprit. Ragweed is the most common cause of fall hay fever and affects 10 to...

2014-08-28 04:21:54

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students head back to class, ragweed allergies are expected to flare. Hay fever symptoms, such as itchy skin, watery eyes, sneezing and coughing can make it hard for a student to concentrate on class work. Unfortunately, it can also be difficult for parents to determine if a child has an allergy or picked up a viral infection after going back to school. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140605 Is it Allergies or a Cold? Here Are Some...

2014-08-19 23:14:11

From Aprilaire, the leaders in indoor air comfort: As fall approaches, try these 3 easy tips for reducing the symptoms of ragweed allergies without taking more medicine. Madsion, WI (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 In 2014, many allergy sufferers will try and meet the longer ragweed season with a new arsenal of products to relieve their sneezing, itching and coughing. And one of these wonder products won’t come from the pharmacy but the farmers market, as people turn to locally produced honey...

2014-05-13 23:03:13

Climate change can affect every aspect of allergen exposure. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The White House released the 839 page Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) last week and experts with the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) believe climate change plays an even bigger role in allergies and asthma than what is being reported. “If expert predictions are correct, climate change has the potential to affect all aspects of allergen exposure, including...

2014-04-15 23:01:23

New ragweed study is collaboration between Diagnostics Research Group and Biogenics Research Chamber. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 San Antonio and the surrounding areas are some of the worst places for allergies. Chronic allergy sufferers know that mountain cedar is prevalent during the winter months, oak during the spring, grass during the summer and ragweed during the fall, and that’s just to name a few. Chronic allergy sufferers also know that there seem to be new products...

2013-11-19 23:20:38

OneWhitePixel, a global developer specializing in location-based mobile apps, is launching a new cost-saving iPhone product for collaboration among researchers and the public. Reston, VA and Utrecht, NL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 OneWhitePixel, a developer of location-based mobile apps whose work includes projects for the World Bank, the Dutch Government, and various healthcare agencies and media organizations, today announced the availability of FieldReporter, a mobile product enabling...

Worst Cities For Allergies 2013
2013-09-18 12:46:54

[ Watch the Video: Is Your City High On The Allergy List? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Dayton, Ohio – the Midwest US appears to be the worst place for fall allergies this year, according to a new list from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The list ranked Wichita, Kansas as the No. 1 worst city for fall allergies in 2013, followed by Jackson, Mississippi and Knoxville, Tennessee. To create the list, the...

2013-09-11 23:22:35

Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. wants to share some tips on how to manage your fall allergies this season. Fairfax, Virginia (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Fall is just about here which means different allergy triggers to be cautious about. Fall allergies include: ragweed, molds and dust mites. More than 35 million Americans are affected by seasonal allergies which includes fall allergies. Knowing which triggers affect you the most will help you better...

2013-08-13 23:02:42

Akron General's Chief of Allergy Bela Faltay, MD, is available to provide practical coping tips. Infographic with relief tips included. Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 The record spring rains and the damp summer season occurring throughout the Midwest this year have resulted in conditions that are wreaking havoc on the eyes and the sinuses of allergy sufferers. This is due to the proliferation of weed pollen, particularly ragweed. "Ragweed season could potentially be more...

Fungal-farming Beetle Threatening Avocado Crops
2013-07-18 13:04:01

Penn State Beetles with unusual "green thumbs" for growing fungi are threatening avocado crops and could transform into a more destructive pest, according to an international team of researchers. Ambrosia beetles are insects that bore into trees and cultivate fungi to use as a food source for their young. The fungi -- species of Fusarium -- carried by types of the Ambrosia beetle can damage or even kill trees, making the beetle and its fungi a threat to avocado production in the U.S....


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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