A 15-year-old girl suffering from a rare disease could be killed by a strong smell, her family have revealed.
Martina Baker, from Maine, sufferers from Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) - an immunological condition that makes her allergic to “almost anything”, including heat, water and perfume.
She’s also highly allergic to marijuana smoke, which poses a difficult issue for the teen, as the drug was recently legalised in her home state.
But now, after raising $10,000, there’s a new hope for Martina as her family have been able to get her a highly-trained assistance dog who could help to save her life. More on here story here