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Allergies

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:

Allergies Already Getting You? Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living

It's only the beginning of March, but spring allergies are already on the rise. Over at his office at Allergy and Asthma Care of New York, Dr. Cliffor...

What You Need to Know About Anaphylaxis

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

If you feel you are at risk for anaphylaxis and need help creating an action plan, make an appointment with your allergist. An allergist will be able to conduct a thorough investigation into your risk for anaphylaxis and potential causes.

Itchy Pet? Skip the Shots and Try This Instead

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your dog or cat has been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis -- an allergic skin condition -- I would recommend asking your veterinarian about sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT).

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 depress...

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 the...

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 s...

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 technicall...

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 N...

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 post ...

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 The Convers...

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 fa...

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.