Monday, June 25, 2018 05:12 PM

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR TICKS THAT CAUSE RED-MEAT ALLERGY

The lone star tick can transmit allergies to alpha-gal, a sugar found in many red meats. CDC The Pine Tree State is the latest to grapple with the risk of an unusual adult-onset allergy to red meat, CBS affiliate WGME in Portland, Maine, reports. The culprit is a small arachnid: the lone star tick.  Griffin Dill, a […]The post Be on the lookout for ticks that cause red-meat allergy appeared first on WDEF.

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