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Golf1echo
06-28-2017, 17:59
This is a little concerning: https://www.wired.com/story/lone-star-tick-that-gives-people-meat-allergies-may-be-spreading

Hadn't heard of this before sounds like Doctors and researchers are trying to find the range of this threat.

doctom54
06-28-2017, 20:56
Not uncommon here in the Ozarks. I've seen several patients with alpha-gal allergy
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha-gal_allergy

35NCO
07-03-2017, 20:27
Big deal in VA and WV. Know several people that have it.

Stunned the beef and fast food industries are not diverting all funds for an immediate solution.

PSM
07-03-2017, 21:20
I've seen several patients with alpha-gal allergy
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha-gal_allergy

Nagging wife syndrome? :confused: ;)

Pat

NurseTim
07-05-2017, 01:49
If I was allergic to meat, would I have to start driving a prius, drink pbr, wear skinny jeans, and develop a yen for obscure things?

Red Flag 1
07-06-2017, 15:48
If I was allergic to meat, would I have to start driving a prius, drink pbr, wear skinny jeans, and develop a yen for obscure things?

Forced tube feedings of Tofu.

That should read Pink Tofu.