‘Hot Spots’ Are Not Just for Nightlife

June 20, 2012

I’ve written before about atopy, or allergies to inhaled substances (usually pollen.) Atopy is one of those words that describes something very common, but I would bet you’ve not heard the term before. I love picking apart latin roots for words (did you know that the Latin name for humpback whales – megaptera noveagliae – means ‘big-winged New Englander’?) but I have not a clue…  

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