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Vaccine For Cat Allergies Developed

Vaccine For Cat Allergies Developed

Chase K., Reporter

January 27, 2020

Over a billion people worldwide have an allergy to cats. Cat allergies affect more people than any other animal-related allergy and those affected may experience a combination of coughing, sneezing, teary or itchy eyes, and irritated skin. Despite this, one-third of those with cat allergies keep cats in...

The Growth of Allergies

The Growth of Allergies

Katrina W, Reporter

April 24, 2018

Between the years of 1997-2008, the growth of allergies in children under 18 increased by over 50%. In fact, every three minutes, allergies send someone to the emergency room, and 200,000 people require emergency care each year because of allergies. But why does this happen exactly? Many think it is the c...

Why Are Most People Allergic to Peanuts?

Why Are Most People Allergic to Peanuts?

Heleni N., Editor

December 12, 2017

Having an allergy isn't uncommon, but why are so many people allergic to peanuts or peanut butter? Peanuts are legumes and grow underground unlike walnuts, almonds, but are both still considered nuts. Peanuts and peanut butter are one of the most popular nut choices in the U.S.The body’s immune system...

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