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What It’s Like to Be Allergic to Water

03Nov

(Photo-Illustration: Photos: Corbis) By Alexa Tsoulis-Reay In 1963, a 15-year-old girl presented herself to a pair of dermatologists in Pennsylvania complaining that she’d broken out in angry, red lesions after a session of waterskiing. That first mysterious outbreak became a trend: Blotchy, itchy hives would pop up all over her limbs every time she took a bath, went swimming, or perspired heavily. The doctors conducted a series of tests to rule out obvious possible triggers like cold and, using a hand towel soaked in distilled water, identified a condition called aquagenic urticaria: Sufferers are so sensitive to pure water it causes them to erupt in hives within minutes of exposure.

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Going Silent (Installment Six)

30Oct

Just to catch you up. If you haven’t been following the previous installments in this series here goes: I was singing and talking too much and I got a hemorrhagic lesion on my right vocal cord (just like Adele and Sam Smith).

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Infortunado incidente en el que se vio involucrado el futbolista mexicano Héctor Moreno durante su partido de Champions League entre el PSV y el Manchester United.

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