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Allergies

WTF
WTF

It's Not Just You: We ALL Have Seasonal Allergies Now

Climate change and our microbiome are part of the reason we're all miserable suddenly.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.18.17
Contact Hive
Contact Hive

I'm Allergic to Weed

It's real, and I'm miserable.
Terena Bell
5.11.17
FOOD
FOOD

McDonald's Canada Just Pissed Off a Lot of People With Peanut Allergies

The latest advice says that earlier exposure to peanuts is best.
Kate Lunau
1.18.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Researchers Uncover the Genetic Roots Behind Rare Vibration Allergy

How a bumpy road can give some people a full-body rash.
Michael Byrne
2.4.16
New York
New York

'Pollen Tsunamis' Will Keep on Crashing, and the Allergic Don't Stand a Chance

Allergies are the worst, and climate change is making them worse.
Brian Merchant
5.7.15
Detroit
Detroit

Detroit's Vacant Lots Are Causing Hay Fever

As ragweed pollen rages, letting vacant lots grow is better than mowing them occasionally.
Michael Byrne
6.17.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Are Chemicals in Tap Water Boosting Food Allergies?

A new study supports that conclusion, but beware the hype
Michael Byrne
12.3.12
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

The Climate Change "Allergy Apocalypse" Is Real

Climate change will be bringing the sneezing.
Michael Byrne
11.9.12
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Skeptic Hat: Local Honey Isn't Doing Anything Good For Your Allergies

My face is exploding. No, actually my whole body is exploding. Snot, eczema, tears, the constant pre-sneeze upnose tickling--I was not made for this planet. Or I at least wasn't made for Maryland. The situations in which I'm OK are limited to clean...
Michael Byrne
6.10.11