Dr. Universe: How did we discover allergies?

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Before humans even came up with the word “allergy,” they observed how some people would get rashes, sneezes or become really, really sick from different things in their environment.

Jennifer Robinson, a clinical associate professor of pharmacy at Washington State University, told me that doctors are still discovering different allergies in different people all the time. See the complete answer to this question on the Dr. Universe website.

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