Pollen concentrations for Thursday will be increasing in the moderate range. The cause for the rising pollen levels is strong winds and decreasing humidity.
12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Twelve states now have confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, the severe respiratory illnesses that may have sickened hundreds of children, U.S. health officials report.
Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma and Penns... Full Article »
Scientists postulate that the allergic response once served to protect our ancestors from potentially deadly parasites. This immune response somehow short-circuited, and now attacks even benign invaders such as pollen grains.