Allergies

3.12.19

Woman May Have Had Allergic Reaction to Drugs in Partner’s Semen

"To our knowledge, this is the first reported case."

1.10.19

Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favors.

10.9.18

Which Allergy Meds Are the Most Effective?

From Zyrtec to Flonase, here's how to find the pill or spray that will be most effective for treating your seasonal allergy symptoms.

9.11.18

Is it Possible to Get Sick From a Used Dorm Mattress?

Your predecessor could have left behind everything from dust mites to insect parts, bodily secretions and excretions, fungal spores, and bacteria.

9.10.18

Why Does My Throat Always Feel So Phlegmy?

Here’s what to do if postnasal drip gets out of control.

8.2.18

Protecting Golfers from Wasps Is Part of a Golf Course’s ‘Duty,’ Rules California Court

A woman sued after she nearly died at a golf course when a swarm of yellow jackets attacked her.

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6.14.18

'Pest Party,' Today's Comics by Stephen Maurice Graham

A girl loses her cool after her home is invaded by a bunch of pesky critters.

4.10.18

Is A2 Milk Good For People With Lactose Intolerance?

We looked into the science.

3.27.18

This Is How Living in a City Affects Your Immune System

Kids exposed to critters and their germs tend to be better off.

3.5.18

How to Tell if You Have a Chemical Sensitivity

Chemical sensitivities won't go away on their own. You have to make them go away.

2.23.18

Food Intolerance Tests Are Shoddy Science and Traps for Disordered Eating

Trendy food intolerance tests aren't accurate, but they fuel our obsession with what we can and cannot eat.

2.14.18

People Are Up in Arms About This 'Peter Rabbit' Scene

Desus and Mero discuss the boycott against the children's movie that made light of food allergies.

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