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The Best Time to Get a Flu Shot Is Now

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Brian S. Koll, MD Executive Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control The Mount Sinai Health System The Best Time to Get a Flu Shot Is N...

What's With The Teal Pumpkins?

Quora | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents

The Teal Pumpkin Project is an initiative started by FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) to provide children with food allergies a trick-or-treating experience that is safe for them.

Don't Shoot The Messenger: An Allergist's Perspective On The EpiPen Price Hike

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

EpiPen has become the industry standard and in most cases the only option, and a price surge for this product certainly warrants this current uproar.

The Important Reason Some Families Put Out Teal Pumpkins For Halloween

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Parents

A special Halloween decoration is raising awareness about an issue that’s important to many families. The Teal Pumpkin Project encourages people to ...

How To Master Allergies And Asthma Before Leaving For College

Dr. David Stukus | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Stukus

If you're a teen heading off for your freshman year at college this fall, it may be the first time you will live on your own. In addition to studying ...

Climate Change This Week: It Started 200 Years Ago, A Lit Fuse, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this little clown grasshopper fro...

How Do EpiPens Work?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living

The price of EpiPens has increased more than 400 percent since 2007. People who need to keep them on hand — often because they may need the emergenc...

The Power Of The Gut

Rose Kumar, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Rose Kumar, M.D.

As an integrative medicine physician, I stay current with scientific research relevant to patient health in my clinical practice. Over the past two de...

Mylan Offers Discounts On EpiPen After Clinton Criticism

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics

Aug 25 (Reuters) - Mylan NV said on Thursday it would reduce the out-of-pocket costs of its emergency EpiPen allergy injection for some patients amid ...

EpiPen's 500 Percent Price Hike Leaves Patients Scrambling

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living

The EpiPen, an easy-to-use injectable shot filled with medicine that can stop a life-threatening allergic reaction, has increased in price from about ...

Strategies for Allergic Cat Lovers

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you're a cat lover who is allergic to cats, or someone else in your family is, the good news is that many people are able to build up a tolerance t...

The Real Meaning Of That New Study Linking Nail Biting To Allergies

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living

A new study finds that biting one’s nails in childhood, while gross, may lower one’s risk of allergies in adulthood. The study’s authors say tha...

Struggling With Asthma? There's An App For That

Dr. David Stukus | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Stukus

Some illnesses are hard to ignore, with constant symptoms that become instant reminders when a medication dose is missed. Others, like asthma, can see...

How I Discovered My 21 Allergies And Starting Living Better

Melody Van De Graaff | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Melody Van De Graaff

I'm incredibly food-conscious. I need to know exactly what I'm eating. No, I'm not on some new fad diet. I'm not watching my weight or trying to gain ...

The Best Ways To Treat 5 Types Of Pain

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 06.13.2016 | OWN


7 'Disease Stoppers' You Need to Know About

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS There's a pill for just about every condition on the planet. But did you ever take a look at the long list ...

It's the Worst Pollen Season Ever!

Dr. David Stukus | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Stukus

It is true that millions of adults and children suffer from seasonal allergies. It is also true that the duration of spring pollen season appears to be getting longer in many parts of the world. But what is it about the spring that makes so many people miserable? Let's discuss.

You May Want To Read This Outside

Dr. Claudia Aguirre | Posted 06.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Chances are, you're inside a building. In a classroom, at work, in a hospital or even at a retail store or restaurant. Most Americans spend an awful l...

Summer Camp Is Not the Time to Let Your Guard Down About Food Allergies

Dr. David Stukus | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Stukus

As schools let out and families being their fun summer adventures, it is a good time to remind everyone with food allergies about the importance of maintaining vigilance and preparation.

Fish Oil for Dogs and Cats: Six Benefits

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 05.12.2016 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Fish oil is one of the most popular dietary supplements purchased by pet owners for their pets. It has many health benefits but only if it's the righ...

10 Ways To Spot An Allergy Mom

Nicole O'Dell | Posted 05.12.2016 | Parents
Nicole O'Dell

She's the one who is standing in aisles for hours and hours at the grocery store reading every single ingredient on every single product she is about to put into her cart.

Create Home Curb Appeal and Avoid Wheezes and Sneezes

Robin Wilson | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Robin Wilson

When you play it smart and take a few precautionary measures, you can spend more time outdoors and create a beautiful looking yard that the whole family can enjoy during the spring and summer months.

The Popular Natural Seasonal Allergy 'Remedy' You Should Avoid

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

It's finally spring just about everywhere, which means it's time for the classic guessing game, "Do I have allergies or a spring cold?" Here's one eas...

4 Science-Backed Reasons to 'Eat Dirt'

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS People have been eating dirt for thousands of years--until now. An obsession with germ-free homes and a ster...

Moms' Justin Bieber Parody Takes On Allergy Season Struggles

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 05.02.2016 | Parents

Spring is the season of flowers, longer days and sadly, allergies. Musical parody duo Laughing Moms teamed up with SheKnows ​Media to create a melan...