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Food is an integral part of life; but, for some, it can be harmful. Allergic inflammation caused by inappropriate immune responses to some types of food has become a major public health issue.
Currently, most white blood cell counts are performed with large-scale equipment in central clinical laboratories. But now engineers have developed a portable device to count white blood cells that needs less than a pinprick's worth of blood and takes just minutes to run.
When poet Walt Whitman wrote that we "contain multitudes," he was speaking metaphorically, but he was correct in the literal sense.
A pandemic of ailments called the "allergic march" -- the gradual acquisition of overlapping allergic diseases that commonly begins in early childhood -- has frustrated both parents and physicians.
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