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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?

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.