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allergy

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An iPhone app for allergy sufferers

Get the pollen count, in addition to the weather, with the Allergies app.

By July 11, 2013

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Tech Minute: Allergy-tracking apps

'Tis the season for itchy eyes, a runny nose, and persistent cough. With spring in full swing, allergy season has arrived for millions of people. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, why not consult technology before you brave the elements. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best allergy apps for your smartphone.

By May 16, 2013

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Answer the door even when you're out with SmartBell

A 23-year-old student has won a competition run by Japanese giant Sharp with his idea for a smart doorbell that plays video messages to visitors.

By August 1, 2014

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Nickel and gadgets: A rash connection?

Allergic reactions to nickel in some gadgets have been noticed for a while. Now, a medical journal report suggests a possible link between rashes and exposure to nickel in Apple's iPads.

By July 14, 2014

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Perfume Tools: All the smell, none of the allergies

Sensitive skin and perfume can now get along thanks to metal diffuser jewelry that melds industrial design with the ability to soak up and release smells.

By October 30, 2012

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Kerchoo: Use your smartphone to sniff out allergens

As we welcome spring flowers and blooming trees, some of us also say hello to itchy eyes, runny noses, and a persistent cough. But instead of just reaching for tissue, seasonal allergy sufferers can reach for their phones loaded with these handy allergy tracking apps. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports in this Tech Minute.

By April 1, 2014

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Here's what Mars looks like during its spring thaw

The seasons are shifting on some Martian sand dunes, and NASA has a fascinating photo of the thaw to share.

By March 6, 2014

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Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.

By August 29, 2013

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By August 8, 2013

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Amazon creates specialty store for 50+ customers

The online retail giant is tapping more directly into the shopping needs of the estimated 80 million Americans aged 50 or older in the U.S.

By April 15, 2013