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For people with severe allergies, flying is still fraught with risk – Quartz

That peanuts are synonymous with air travel is a fact that most travelers don’t give a second thought to. But for travelers with severe food allergies, this airline tradition poses a significant risk for their ability to fly comfortably, or at all. It’s not just peanuts. There are myriad allergens—dairy, shellfish, or tree nuts, to name… Read More »

Skinny people owe their good fortune to lucky genes, says new DNA-focused study

Skinny people should not act as if they are “morally superior” to those struggling with their weight because the likelihood is they simply have lucky genes, a groundbreaking study by Cambridge University has found. The study, published in the journal PLOS Genetics, focused on healthy adults with a low body mass index (BMI), and revealed… Read More »