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Again, some weeks have passed since I wrote an entry. Some of the developments are good, some rather bad. This reminds me of an off-color joke I saw published in an undergraduate humor magazine ...
by lisakaz
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 05:51 PM PST with 2 Recommends
With thanks and apologies to John Oliver (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=john+oliver+how+is+this+still+a+thing) for the title inspiration and subject matter, respectively. Remember ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2014 at 06:23 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
There was a fascinating documentary in the Horizon strand on BBC Two last night which investigated the theory that childhood allergies and asthma are caused by lack of exposure to a range of micro-...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2014 at 07:36 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
I've been watching people debate labeling, and I've come to the conclusion that, to calm all the fears and doubts that have been expressed, something like the following would need to be implemented.
by serendipityisabitch
Comment Count 278 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 05:57 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
One early spring Saturday, I woke up with a killer sore throat. A stuffy nose quickly evolved. By Sunday I was coughing up stuff, getting hoarse, and generally feeling like a wet rag. Calling in ...
by SteelerGrrl
Comment Count 150 comments on Sat Apr 19, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
Have you ever had the experience of breathing perfectly normal and in one breath, WHAM! something hit your sinuses and there you go. Sniffles, runny nose, itchy sinuses etc. You think to yourself; "...
by TexDem
Comment Count 618 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST with 38 Recommends
I've been noticing that many of the folks that dislike GMOs are also suffering from from very real health problems, some of which include food allergies or other digestive disorders. Other people ...
by bernardpliers
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 06:25 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and let us know what is new in your life. I wanted to give you a quick update on the health problems ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Grass pollen season has started and I'm wiped out from all the pollen in the air. Turns out its another detrimental effect from Climate Change. Mowing my lawn today created allergic reactions so ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jun 01, 2013 at 11:01 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Apparently this is an allergy that afffects 10-20 percent of us. More if you grew up way north in Minnesota or Sweden or even Northern China. It affects fair-skinned people. Mostly women. ...
by kat68
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 11:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
When I was a kid I roamed where I liked playing with friends, riding bikes, and building forts in the dirt. Times were different then I guess. We didn't have soccer practice or band or cell phones ...
by Methinks They Lie
Comment Count 112 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 09:45 AM PST with 166 Recommends
It's hard adapting to ever-increasing food allergies. First they stripped away peanuts, tree nuts (bad reaction to pistachios), and milk from me. Then my first substitute for peanuts and tree nuts, ...
by allergywoman
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2012 at 10:17 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
It happened to me. Downsized a while back. COBRA'd. No affordable insurance post COBRA. Uninsured. I'm a statistic. I almost became a mortality statistic last weekend. The day started in the ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 10:52 PM PDT with 248 Recommends
I've been sick. Really sick. Sent home most days of the week from work been to the doctors three times in a month sick. Lost 60lbs (27.2kg) in 3 months kind of sick. It's not been fun.
by Mortifyd
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 12:26 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
That was my thought as I waiting in the drive thru line at Dunkin Donuts a few days ago. The cigarette smoke from the car a head of me was drifting from their open window backward to my car as I ...
by Clytemnestra
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 03:08 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Ever since my seven-year-old son was a baby he was a snorer. Every time my father ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 01:35 PM PDT with 86 Recommends
As co-founder and co-publisher of MotherTalkers.com, I receive many books and products to review. I recently received an advance copy of Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children In An Age of ...
by Elisa
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 12:13 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I was perfectly content to read and comment on DK now and then, and had no ambition whatsoever to publish any diaries. But today I read an article that I've been waiting for for a very long time, a ...
by translatorpro
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri May 07, 2010 at 08:29 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
The National Wildlife Federation ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 44 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 02:47 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
by Ira R Allen
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 06, 2006 at 01:14 PM PDT with 0 Recommends