Theresa MacPhail

Theresa MacPhail is a medical anthropologist, former journalist and associate professor of science and technology studies. She is the author of “Allergic: Our Irritated Bodies In a Changing World” (Random House, 2023), from which this piece has been adapted.

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August 8, 2023
Our very old immune systems can’t keep up with modern lifestyles and diets, leading to increases in all sorts of chronic health proble...