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

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | 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?

Dear Nicest Dad Ever: A Thank You From the Mom of a Nut-Allergic Son

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 07.13.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

After we RSVP-ed to your little girl's party, you called my husband on the phone, and told him how excited you were that my son was coming to your party. That you planned to hire someone to clean the house for nuts before the event, and that you wanted to know where you could buy a nut-free cake. Seriously? Who are you? The greatest person on earth?

How To Live With Food Restrictions

Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Sneha Dave for U.S. News Going to the movies is excruciating -- not a typical statement for a teenager to make. I can’t ever concentrate on th...

Kye's: The Future of Food

Ira Israel | Posted 06.18.2015 | Taste
Ira Israel

I recently watched several documentaries on GMOs and all of the chemicals - pesticides, antibiotics, hormones - that are put into foods in America so when I saw Kye's "Super Foods" restaurant opening on Montana Avenue I decided to try it out.

My Body Makes My Brain Look Like an Idiot

Dan Duffy | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

I'm getting older. I hurt more. I creak more. My ankles sound like they're each having their own personal fireworks display every single morning when ...

This Quiz Will Tell You Exactly What Kind Of Cleaner You Are

Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home

The birds have chirped, the flowers have bloomed ... and the dust bunnies have brazenly multiplied in all the corners of your house. Spring is officia...

Climate Change This Week: Solar-Plus Storage Push, Water and Energy Collide, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?

Why You're So Sneezy All The Time

Refinery29 | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Blue skies, trees in bloom, park picnics, happy hour al fresco — sandal season has officially arrived. Unfortunately, these sunny days don’t feel ...

From Germ Theory to the Microbiome: Why Microbes Still Rule Our Lives

Alanna Collen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Alanna Collen

We now have an opportunity to shift the focus from simply diagnosing and treating ill health to understanding, curing and preventing it. Caring for our microbes gives us a chance to conquer this new wave of illness, and live healthier, happier lives.

A Man for All Seasons Except Allergy Season

Greg White | Posted 05.18.2015 | Los Angeles
Greg White

I'm suffering from allergies. I know it's not a cold because I'm somewhat of a professional googler.

This Simple Flowchart Will Prove That, Yes, You Actually Have Allergies

Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Here’s an all-too-familiar springtime scenario: The sounds of incessant sneezing and coughing echo throughout your office, and the force with which ...

Trying to Celebrate Mother's Day When The Mothering Is Rough

Carrie Goldman | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

I don't feel like the World's Best Mother. I feel like a mother who is filled with doubts right now. A mother who is asking questions for which there may not be clear answers.

Thousands Of Ingredients Are Being Added To Our Food And The FDA Has No Idea

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Think the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has inspected all of your food? Not so, thanks to a loophole in a 57-year-old law. According to ...

Gluten-Free And Celiac-Approved Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.13.2015 | Taste

Nothing bland here!

When Seasonal Allergies Get Serious

Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living

By Lacie Glover for U.S. News Spring is finally here, and many regions in the U.S. are beginning to thaw after a treacherous winter. Many of us are...

A Terrifying Day In The Life Of An Allergy Mom

Anne Radcliffe | Posted 06.07.2015 | Parents
Anne Radcliffe

He's a kid. I'm the adult here, and it's my job to protect him because kids are emotionally, physically, and mentally immature.

9 Ways To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

When you throw sleep deprivation on top of some already unpleasant symptoms, you're practically guaranteed to feel less than optimal for the next few months. The good news is that with a little bit of effort, you can turn your bedroom into an allergen-free zone -- and get more of the symptom-free rest you crave. Here's how.

The Allergy Train

Celia Kaye | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

Simply because there are many allergies does not mean that it's safe to lump them together and regard them with no distinction. Different allergies require different care and attention to detail.

What I Want Other Parents To Know About Living With Food Allergies

Sara Lind | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Sara Lind

Yes, it may be that one child with a peanut allergy makes your whole school nut free. Isn't it worth protecting even one child? Is your kid's peanut butter sandwich really worth that much to you?

The 10 Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurant Chains

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Thanks to growing awareness of and willingness to accommodate a wide variety of dietary restrictions and sensitivities, navigating a restaurant menu w...

Prior Advice About Preventing Peanut Allergies Could Be Wrong, Study Suggests

Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents

Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:33pm EST By Kate Kelland LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - In research that contradicts years of health advice, scientists said on...

How to Treat Eczema and 'Winter Itch'

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

For some people the return of winter can mean searching for a way to treat eczema as they experience the return of dry, itchy skin and irritating rashes. Thankfully, people who suffer from winter rashes can modify their behaviors and take steps to treat winter eczema and soothe a flare up.