Overcoming your allergies

Anti-Sneeze – 5 Ways to overcoming your seasonal allergies

For a lot of people, spring fever is a bit too literal—it means seasonal allergies. With plant pollen already afloat in much of the United States, many allergy sufferers are stocking their medicine cabinets with antihistamines, which control symptoms but can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and dry mouth. “Many of my patients are tired of the side …

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Antarctica lake vida

Ancient Microbes

For decades, scientists assumed that Antarctica‘s Lake Vida was entirely frozen — and devoid of life. But Peter Doran suspected there might be liquid water — and even life — at the bottom of the lake. Peter Doran is an Earth scientist at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 1996, he sampled the thick …

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