According to a piece we read in The Wall Street Journal, a journalist at the Baltimore Sun has unfortunately learned he’s allergic to newsprint!
He’s allergic to pine resin which is actually an ingredient of newspaper ink itself.
Michael Dresser informed colleagues in a memo a few days ago that he’s going to wear rubber gloves around the office to avoid coming into contact with it. Apparently he’s experienced skin troubles and eye ailments as a result of discovering his allergy. Read more