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Allergies

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...

Young Performer Jax Malcolm Discusses Maturity in Show Biz Kids

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jax Malcolm has overcome many obstacles in his life. Jax Malcolm's Twitter , Website & Instagram: @thejaxmalcolm. The Other Side of the Door Trailer ...

A Brief History of Mold

Jason Earle | Posted 04.13.2016 | Green
Jason Earle

Mold is old. As Mother Nature’s great recycler, mold and fungi are a critical component of our natural environment. Simply said, we need mold to tur...

How Climate Change Is Making Your Allergies Worse

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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How To Prepare Your Home For The War That Is Allergy Season

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.02.2016 | HuffPost Home

Spring is a time for sunshine, fresh air and blooming flowers. But for those of us with allergies, even the most pleasant of breezes can make your hom...

The Day the Dog Went Vegan

Inga | Posted 04.04.2016 | Comedy
Inga

Over time, our beloved English bulldog Winston developed constant itching and ear infections but wasn't helped by the usual treatments, either systemi...

Allergies: Can Too Much Hygiene Actually Harm Us?

Elena E. Giorgi | Posted 05.02.2016 | Science
Elena E. Giorgi

It's that time of the year again. You step out of the house and your eyes itch, your nose starts running and your head feels like an empty balloon. Ye...

7 Photos That Will Terrify People With Allergies

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Does spring have you grabbing the tissues and buying a metric ton of Claritin? We feel you. We're in the thick of allergy season right now and our eye...

Parents Lament Allergy Season In Spot-On Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.01.2016 | Parents

Spring has arrived and brought its less-welcome friend: allergy season. In their latest parody music video, the Holderness family turns Britney Spears...

Your Birthday May Play A Role In Whether You Suffer From Allergies

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.30.2016 | Science

Scientists have long noticed a strange correlation between when we're born and how likely it is that we'll experience certain health problems, includi...

How to Safely Dine Out With Food Allergies

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Avoiding allergens does not have to mean avoiding going out to restaurants or avoiding fun with friends. Here are safety tips and techniques for safely dining out with food allergies.

Do I Have Allergies, Or Is It a Cold?

Annie Negrin MD | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Annie Negrin MD

Spring has sprung! So you're sneezing, coughing and you have a runny nose. Are you sick or do you have allergies? The differentiation can be frustrating for patients and their doctors!

Is It A Cold Or Allergy? Here's How You Can Tell.

CBS Boston | Andrew Hart | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living

Signs of spring are in the air but that’s not something you have to tell allergy sufferers....

Secondhand Smoke and Allergies in Kids

Medical Discovery News | Posted 03.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Medical Discovery News

It sounds logical, but consider the many smokers who come in contact with a child throughout their development and the complications of creating a smoke-free environment.

Bumps and Bruises: Exploring the Emotional and Mental Connection to Allergies

Tammy Moir | Posted 03.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Moir

The primary role that allergies have in your life are to help to implement changes directly within your environment or family unit. Because when thing...

The "Dirty" Secret About Allergies

Dr. Bill Miller | Posted 03.16.2016 | Science
Dr. Bill Miller

When I was growing up, I never knew any child with a food allergy. Allergies of any kind seemed rare. Yet now, allergic concerns are frequently encoun...

How to Reduce Your Allergy Symptoms

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Here are four weapons you can use to fight allergies this spring: