Some of you may have heard about a new allergy that develops from a lone star tick bite, resulting in a serious allergy to red meat. It's called alpha gal. Read about it here in this interview with Dr. Valet from 2014 in the Vanderbilt Reporter:
And here again in Dr. Valet's interview with The Today Show:
Dr. Valet has a blog post planned on this very topic later this weekend!