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June 22, 1992 Vol. 139 No. 25

THE WEEK 24

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COVER: Assault of the Allergies

It's that time of year again, when airborne pollen leaves millions of people wheezing and sneezing. There is no easy escape, but scientific advances could bring better treatments.

The Riddle of Asthma

Allergic reactions can trigger the lung disease -- and that may be why it is so common

38

THE DEFICIT: An Issue Politicians Won't Touch

They know how to close the gap but lack the courage to do it

41

U.S. POLITICS: Return of the Savior

Forty years ago, it was Douglas MacArthur. Now it's Ross Perot

43

CULTURE: Election-Year...

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