Allergies are on the rise, and here are three reasons why

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How a warming globe and being ‘too clean’ are hammering allergy sufferers

With allergies on the rise, theories examining why are being explored. One is linked to our obsession with fighting germs.

Source: Allergies are on the rise, and here are three reasons why

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How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices

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A few vocal parents harnessed the power of Facebook and Twitter to pressure pharmaceutical firm Mylan to lower its price on EpiPens, a life-saving injection for people with severe allergic reactions.

Source: How Parents Harnessed the Power of Social Media to Challenge EpiPen Prices – The New York Times