Could global warming bring the worst allergy season ever?
April 1, 2013, 3:11 p.m. by Marlene Cimons, Climate Nexus
Scientists agree that this spring will bring record amounts of pollen into the air, causing runny noses and dirty cars everywhere.
Pollen counts -- and allergies -- expected to double by 2040
March 25, 2013, 5:16 p.m. by John Platt
Climate change will cause pollen counts to boom, according to new research.
Living near equator likely increases allergy and asthma risk
February 5, 2013, 11:22 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The cause may be linked to sun exposure and vitamin D, new study finds.
8 percent of Olympians have asthma
July 31, 2012, 5:18 p.m. by MyHealthNewsDaily
Late onset asthma may be the result of athletes' intense training regimens.
Cats worse than dogs for allergies
July 27, 2012, 10:01 a.m. by Lindsey Konkel, MyHealthNewsDaily
The protein molecule from cat skin that triggers an allergic reaction stays in the air longer and more easily sticks to humans than dog allergens.
Tick bite triggers sudden meat allergy
June 21, 2012, 9:43 a.m.
Video: University of Virginia researchers try to understand link between the lone star tick and allergies.
Why are pollen allergies so common?
May 1, 2012, 5:40 p.m. by Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries
One widely accepted theory postulates that our obsession with cleanliness is making us more sensitive.
Facial soap's surprise ingredient triggers allergic reaction
April 25, 2012, 6:38 a.m. by Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience Bad Medicine
Even people who aren't previously allergic to the ingredient can develop a permanent allergy due to the repeated exposure near the eyes and nose.
Off-the-charts pollen spreads allergy misery
March 22, 2012, 10:46 a.m.
Video: Allergy season has come early and hit with a wheezing vengeance in parts of the South and Midwest this year, thanks largely to an unusually warm winter. Abundant pollen is causing watery eyes, sniffles and sneezing.