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Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite gave her a severe meat allergy

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite left her allergic to meat, rice and 28 other foods – leaving her on a diet of bananas and strawberries Kristie Downen, 38, of Peace Valley, Missouri, was bitten by a lone star tick in July 2015 She began developing strange symptoms include heavy bloating, vomiting and… Read More »

Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health events in young people

Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared with consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found… Read More »