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When Your Dog Is Free, I Am Not

Loolwa Khazzoom | Posted 01.16.2016 | Impact
Loolwa Khazzoom

As someone who needs to stay away from dogs, for reasons that are invisible to the outside observer, I'd like to share some considerations for keeping your dog on a leash, not because it's the law, but because you care about the wellbeing of your fellow humans

The Celiac Class Divide

Christopher Witte | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Christopher Witte

Recently while waiting tables at a restaurant in New York, a coworker of mine was almost fired. His transgression: He served a customer a dish without...

When A Teacher's Email About My Son's Food Allergies Made Me Cry

The Mighty | Posted 01.05.2016 | Parents
The Mighty

My son Cayden is 5 and in kindergarten. He's no stranger to class parties at the holidays, as he's been in daycare and preschool since he was 2 and a half.

Kids With Allergies Are More Likely To Have Anxiety And Depression

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.01.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Kids who have allergies at an early age are more likely than others to also have problems with anxiety and depres...

Tips for Managing Food Allergies on Holidays

Celia Kaye | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

I've learned a few tricks about both hosting and guesting since going gluten-free. Here are a few that might help make this holiday season more fun than work.

Achoo! What You Need to Know About Colds vs. Allergies

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Many symptoms of the common cold and respiratory allergies can overlap, leaving patients confused as to the best course of treatment. However, there are some simple ways to tell these conditions apart.

Poinsettias Are NOT Poisonous, But There’s Something Else You Should Know

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.11.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's no debating it: Poinsettias are crucial holiday decorations. They're vibrant, and if you care for yours long enough, they can live for years a...

Childhood Allergies Linked To Long-Term Health Risk

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Children who have asthma, hay fever or eczema may also have more risk factors for heart disease at a young age, as compared to kids who don't have th...

Are Wi-Fi Allergies Real?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.07.2015 | Healthy Living

For some time now, people with unexplained and recurring headaches, dizziness and skin irritation have been blaming their often severe discomfort on ...

Sorry, There's No Such Thing As A Hypoallergenic Dog

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

Sorry to break it to you, but if you're a dog-lover who's allergic to pets, a hypoallergenic dog breed isn't going to help much, since they technical...

4 Tips to Have a Happy Thanksgiving Dinner When Someone Has a Nut Allergy

Carol Brailey | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Brailey

It's that time of year again, Thanksgiving! What a great time to connect with our loved ones over a fantastic meal! Did you know for someone with a ...

Is It a Cold or Allergies? 6 Telltale Signs

Life by DailyBurn | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Life by DailyBurn

Problem is, it can be tough to tell if you're coming down with something or if your sinuses are just revolting against changes in the weather. If you find yourself sniffling and aren't sure whether you need chicken soup and bed -- or new allergy meds -- don't sweat it.

7 All-Natural, Cost Effective Products That Help You Defeat Allergies

Michael Lazar | Posted 10.27.2015 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

Allergy season is upon us. For those of you who suffer from winter, summer or seasonally ranging allergies, there are some natural fixes that Mother ...

The Sneaky Way Cockroaches Could Be Affecting Your Allergies

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

You might have cockroaches to thank for those dark circles under your eyes. If you toss and turn throughout the night and wake up sneezing, with&...

Allergies Are Becoming More Frequent. But Why?

The Conversation | Nico Pitney | Posted 10.11.2015 | Healthy Living

By Adam Collison, Elizabeth Percival, Joerg Mattes, and Rani Bhatia of the University of Newcastle. This story was originally published by ...

Who Hurt You, Ragweed?

Steven Shehori | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Steven Shehori

What's your deal, ragweed? That is to say, why do you have to be such a hooligan each and every September and October? Sure, the first frost of the ...

Eliminate Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.22.2015 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Ear infections do not spontaneously occur. Some event or underlying disease must precipitate it. My top reason why pets get ear infections is allergies.

No Sandwich Is More Important Than A Child's Life

Heather Spohr | Posted 09.23.2015 | Parents
Heather Spohr

Why would you willingly risk a child's life? Why would you risk your child being the reason a classmate gets sick or dies?

Cannabis & Wellness: The Spa Connection

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Harding-Bond

To gain insight on what is causing the momentum, I decided to talk to Sandra Hinchliffe, author of The Cannabis Spa at Home. How to Make Marijuana-Infused Lotions, Massage Oils, Ointments, Bath Salts, Spa Nosh, and More.

This Is The Best Way To Avoid Developing A Peanut Allergy

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (AP) -- A pediatricians' group is recommending that infants at high risk of peanut allergies be given foods containing peanuts before they tu...

Is Oral Allergy Syndrome to Blame for Those Tingly Lips?

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

Your tongue may swell or your lips might start to tingle when you eat an apple, but you know that you aren't allergic to apples. Why is this? It may be oral allergy syndrome.

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Get A Mosquito Bite

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

  It's the height of summer, and naturally we're going on hikes, camping trips and hanging out in our backyards. And the mosquitoes are loving i...

How To Eat Your Way To Glowing, Younger-Looking Skin

Thrive Market | Posted 07.20.2015 | Style
Thrive Market

Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market By Michelle Pellizzon for Thrive Market Ever noticed that when you reach for that second cookie after din...

Top Summer Beauty Products 2015 - Get a Healthy, Glowing Complexion

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 07.17.2015 | Style
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Summer beauty products are always a good excuse to try something new, but if you have skin allergies, you need to be selective.

When Does the 5-Second Rule Really Count?

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Germs are everywhere, and at last check, wrapping a bubble around your child was frowned upon. In fact, children rely on exposure to some germs for immune system development. So, when can you "5-second-rule" it, and what calls for a total-body bath?