| Feb 24, 2014
The Blast (16-3) blew out the host Rochester Lancers, 22-5, for its eighth consecutive win in Major Indoor Soccer League play. The Blast (16-3) led 12-0 at halftime after 3-pointers by Mike Lookingland (Loyola High) and Lucio Gonzaga, and two points...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Swedish hockey player Nicklas Backstrom, hit with a doping charge during the Sochi Olympics, did not get to play in the gold-medal game against Canada.
Now, at least he will get a silver medal.
Backstrom was taking Zyrtec-D for his allergies during...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:03 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Team Canada's journey to its second straight Olympic hockey title began six months ago not with intense strategizing, but with a game of ball hockey.
Seeking a way to get players to bond when insurance costs prevented them from...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Just because it's fall doesn't mean we're safe from allergens. Right now molds, ragweed, and cenapods are common and can wreak havoc on your health. Experts are still unsure why certain people experience allergies while others do not, but the answer may...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Need help surviving the summer heat? Turn to your smartphone.
While some are more useful than others, weather apps are now becoming a fixture on smartphones and tablets.
The problem is that weather apps tend to fall into two main categories --...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Q: I took cetirizine (Zyrtec) for about four months, and when I stopped, I started to itch horribly. First my feet, and then my hands and scalp acted up.
I didn't know what was wrong until I read on your website about other people suffering withdrawal...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Prospect Park, the studio that revived "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" as online-only serials, announced it will move to a twice-per-week schedule for new episodes of the sudsers starting May 30 instead of four.
In a letter sent to fans...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:24 AM
- Allergy Medication
Whether you have seasonal allergies to pollen or environment allergies to pet dander and dust mites, it’s always a good idea to keep an over-the-counter allergy medication, like an antihistamine, in your medicine cabinet. ...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Most people love the spring weather but hate the allergies that come with it. For those living in central Virginia, that’s more true than ever this year. The lack of freezing temperatures this winter means the spring pollination season is in full...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:32 AM
American children are taking fewer antibiotics now than 10 years ago, but prescriptions to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, have increased, according to a new report by the Food and Drug Administration.
FDA researchers analyzed...
| Apr 10, 2013
If your eyes are itching and your nose is running, chances are you know that allergy season already is starting up. So what's an allergy sufferer to do to make it through?
Dr. Anju Peters, a fellow allergy sufferer and an associate professor of medicine...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:25 PM
Q: I have suffered from hives for about eight years. I was prescribed Zyrtec (cetirizine) and have been using it daily since. It has greatly alleviated the hives.
During the past few years, though, it has caused the side effects of dry mouth and dry eye....