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The 20 Worst Places To Live For Fall Allergies

Posted 09.27.2012 | Healthy Living

If you're finding yourself sniffling more than usual for this time of year, you're not alone: A number of experts predict that this fall will be a sne...

The Most Common Fall Allergy Triggers (And How To Avoid Them)

Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By many accounts, we're in for a rough go of it this fall allergy season, thanks to the warmer-than-usual year we've been having. "[Hot temperature...

Are Green Cleaners Safe? New Data May Surprise You

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

EWG's scientists looked at 2,000 cleaners over a one-year period and found half have ingredients known to harm our lungs.

Indiana High School Claims Baby Powder Poses Health Risks, Nixes Football Tradition

Posted 09.11.2012 | Education

Citing health concerns, Carmel High School administrators are putting an end to a student tradition of spraying baby powder in the student section of ...

Could a Vitamin D Supplement a Day Keep the Colds Away?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.

Inspiring Change With Patients Using Patience

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

Seeds of knowledge and understanding for patients sometimes get integrated easily, and sometimes it seems impossible. I am reminded to never give up on a patient just starting out, some people take longer to make changes.

'Worrisome' New Statistic About Allergies

Posted 06.27.2012 | Parents

Parents and caretakers may not be doing everything they can to protect young children from allergic reactions, according to a study published Monday i...

WATCH: How To Cope With Seasonal Allergies, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman joined me to share her knowledge about treating seasonal allergies. Check out more useful health tips from Dr. N...

Inspired By Motherhood, She Invented A Product To Protect Kids From Toxins

Posted 06.13.2012 | Fifty

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. Women should know that they don't have to hang...

Foods That Reduce Your Risk of Allergies and Asthma

EatingWell | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

Can a healthy diet help you breathe easier? Some research says "yes." But there are also a lot of unproven dietary strategies touted help manage allergies and asthma. What works? What doesn't?

Summer Home Tips: Allergy Friendly

Robin Wilson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green
Robin Wilson

As you return to your summer home, there are many things on the maintenance list and given the damp weather this year, many homeowners are reporting mold related issues. Plus, with the high pollen count and allergens, we are also hearing more about bouts of wheezing and sneezing.

Green Cloud Over Moscow On Chernobyl Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.26.2012 | Green

Russian media are reporting that a mysterious green cloud has descended over Moscow, just in time for the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. ...

You're Not Just Imagining It: Allergy Season Is Worse This Year

Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living

If you think allergies in general are worse this year, you're probably not imagining it. A new Gallup-Healthways report shows that this year's alle...

How Springtime Allergies Can Affect Your Pet

Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Denise Maher for Vetstreet Sniffly, scratchy, wheezy... and grumpy. That essentially sums up what spring can mean for a lot of allergy sufferers...

Protect Your Skin This Allergy Season With These Tips

Posted 04.12.2012 | Healthy Living

Puffy eyes, a red, runny nose -- allergy symptoms aren't pretty. Seasonal allergies not only affect how you feel, but how you look. And we know you fe...

7 Acupuncture Points To Ease Your Allergies

Sara Calabro | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

People with seasonal allergies should know that spring need not be an unavoidable period of suffering. Nor does it require dependence on Claritin or fear of leaving the house without Kleenex. Acupuncture offers tools for both preventing spring allergy symptoms and getting rid of them.

Your 12 Worst Allergy Mistakes

Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Allergies are the worst. A stuffy nose, itchy eyes, coughing and other allergy symptoms can make life a misery. But is your ...

Are These Common Foods Causing Your Allergies?

Dr. Susanne Bennett | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susanne Bennett

According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, approximately 40 million Americans suffer from allergies, with four million workdays lost annually due to hay fever alone.

Can You Be Allergic to Running?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Healthy Living

By Laura Schwecherl "Want to go running?" "Sorry, I'm allergic." It may sound like the perfect excuse, but can skipping the dreaded Phy...

To My Internet Service Provider: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, But I'm Doing It!

Lori Day | Posted 05.27.2012 | Comedy
Lori Day

So I say to the worst Internet service provider in the world, to whom I have given dozens of hours of my time over the years dealing with their incompetent customer service and tech support professionals and their highly unstable platform, goodbye and good riddance.

How I Found A Natural Sinus Cure

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Shaahin Cheyene

March is usually a time when we feel that we are in the clear from the winter sniffles. However, a wave of recent antibiotic-resistant infections has many of us wondering if relief will ever come.

10 Ways To Beat Cat Allergies

Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Do you have cat allergies? It doesn't mean you have to skip visits with your feline-loving friends and family. With a little p...

Natural Ways To Ease Your Allergies

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living

The unseasonably warm winter -- some of us, in fact, have been asking, "What winter?" -- doesn't just mean record-high January temperatures or record-...

8 Simple Ways You Can Avoid Chemicals in Cans

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

Disease doesn't know party lines, and if our babies are being born pre-polluted with BPA while other countries opt out, it doesn't matter what side of the aisle you are on. Together, we can create the changes we want to see in our food system.

Pollen Counts Are Off The Charts -- And Spreading Allergy Misery

AP | JOE EDWARDS | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Allergy season has come early and hit with a wheezing vengeance in parts of the South and Midwest this year, thanks largely t...