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Allergies

This Is What Restaurants Have To Deal With When It Comes To Dietary Restrictions

Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

That's quite a list.

How To Survive The Holidays With Allergies

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Seasonal allergies don't need to ruin your holiday season. Being prepared and taking precaution can go a long way in the fight against your allergies.

The Social Impact of Food Allergies

Priyanka Chugh | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Priyanka Chugh

The feeling of being bullied and stigmatized does not end as children age into adults: bullying and a sense of loneliness are ubiquitous in many of the lives of those with food restrictions.

The Worst Cities For Fall Allergies

www.weather.com | Posted 01.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Fall allergy season is here and it's back with a vengeance, thanks to record rain in parts of the South and Northeast....

Freedom Is Now Affordable

Meryl Branch-McTiernan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Meryl Branch-McTiernan

I am always confused by critics of health care reform who associate freedom with employer-provided health insurance. There is nothing more freeing than having the opportunity to pursue a dream without the worry that you're one accident away from incurring crippling debt.

Lessons Learned from an (Allergy-Safe) Halloween Costume

Carissa K | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

he limitations are all things that we can manage and I'll always be there, finding creative ways to help him enjoy himself in safe ways.

Is Your Pooch Prone to Scooting?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If your pup is doing the dreaded scoot across the grass or your favorite Oriental rug, take heed. Chances are she's trying to solve a problem with one...

Why Do Allergies Exist?

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dina Fine Maron (Click here for the original article) Millions of people suffer from hives or shortness of breath when they encounter everyda...

Read Ingredient Labels

Tichina Arnold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Tichina Arnold

After much testing, I was informed that my baby had "severe allergies" and was suffering with eczema and asthma in its severest form. Our lives immediately changed forever.

More States Take Steps To Fight Allergies In Schools

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When a third-grade student who had been stung by a wasp developed welts on his neck and had trouble brea...

What Your Nose Has To Do With A Good Night's Sleep

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

In contemplating weight gain, the nose seems like an improbable culprit. Most people would far more likely blame the mouth for waistline woes. Nevertheless, the nose may indeed have a part to play.

How to Exploit a Kitten

Leslie Goshko | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

My husband and I both have cat allergies but took a chance on the myth that this breed of kitten was hypoallergenic. Good news is, my husband hasn't had so much as one allergic sniffle. Bad news? I instantly plummeted into allergy hell.

Feeling Sick? It May Be Fall Allergies

Julie Kuriakose, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kuriakose, M.D.

Despite common thought, spring isn't the only allergy-prone season. As the weather begins to change and fall settles in, many may find themselves experiencing allergies as bad as those they experienced during the spring, and possibly worse.

The Worst Places To Live For Fall Allergies

Posted 09.20.2013 | Healthy Living

This fall, some cities are in for a sneezier season than others. Northeast states can expect an average allergy season, but residents of the Southeast...

The Real Reason Behind All Those Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman explained why people have so many allergies these days when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo....

A Mother's Concern Leads To A Million-Dollar Invention

Posted 07.31.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Hoodlum Weeds on a 'Fevered' Planet

Linda Marsa | Posted 09.28.2013 | Science
Linda Marsa

Hotter weather coupled with higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the air prompt allergens like ragweed to grow larger and produce more pollen, and the carbon-enriched pollen is more noxious and damaging because it contains more of the chemicals that cause allergic reactions.

Close to Home: Things Climate Change May Ruin

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 09.15.2013 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Here is just a bit of what we've learned in recent years about some of the things that the science community thinks climate change is going to negatively affect, or even ruin.

Don't Let Asthma Overshadow Your Summer: Discover Your Allergy Profile

Robert Reinhardt, M.D. | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Reinhardt, M.D.

Research suggests that exposure to both allergens and viruses increase the likelihood of hospitalization. So what can patients with asthma do to proactively ensure that symptoms don't interfere with their summer activities?

The Absolute Best Date Ideas For People With Allergies

Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings

By Marla Patcher for HowAboutWe.com When you have allergies, sometimes a fun night out can turn into a dating disaster. Your partner might plan a s...

Never Mind 'Don't Pick Your Nose' -- Boogers May Be Good For You

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

If you catch a child with a finger up his nose, you probably discourage it. But could the "nasty" habit of nose-picking -- and eating it -- be more sanitary and even health-beneficial than we've been taught?

Relief for Itchy Pets

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 08.04.2013 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Most dogs and cats will occasionally lick their feet or rub their face. There are some pets, however, that are consumed by this activity to the point that they traumatize their skin till its raw and inflamed. These pets are suffering and need a therapeutic plan of action to help.

What It's Like to Date When You're Allergic to Everything

HowAboutWe | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
HowAboutWe

Even if my date isn't disturbed, now kissing is completely off the table for the evening. But what was I supposed to say? Three minutes into meeting a guy, and I'm all, "Hey if you wanna kiss me later, avoid these foods!" Then hand him a handy checklist.

3 Yoga Moves That Relieve Allergy Misery

Posted 05.24.2013 | OWN

By Kelly DiNardo Three simple moves to lessen your sniffles and help you feel better. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Faceboo...

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep With Seasonal Allergies

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

As if seasonal allergies weren't bad enough, the itchy eyes, sneezing and stuffed-up noses are stealing something very valuable from a number of suffe...