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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...

Allergy Season Myths Debunked

Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Hanna Brooks Olsen for Blisstree.com This year's relatively warm winter led to a mild flu season that was the latest in over two decades. Which...

Ask Airfarewatchdog: Your Airline Conundrums Answered

George Hobica | Posted 05.14.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Expert answers to your airline and airfare questions, from finding cheap fares to traveling with pets.

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Gain Weight

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it's also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to say, gluten, who never pinpoints the cause of his misery.

QUIZ: Is It A Cold, The Flu Or Allergies?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Late February doesn't seem like it should be prime flu season, with spring just a few weeks away, but the 2011/2012 flu season has just now officially...

EpiPens, and Why Schools Should Have and Use Them

Karen Latimer | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Karen Latimer

A child who has severe allergies should never be far from an EpiPen. School personnel and all caregivers should be trained to use them.

First Grader Dies After Alleged Allergic Reaction At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.07.2012 | Education

Ammaria Johnson, 7, died Monday at Virginia's Hopkins Elementary School from an alleged allergic reaction to peanuts after breaking out in hives and e...

Ill. Mom Produces Videos To Educate Kids About Life-Threatening Allergies

plainfield.patch.com | Posted 01.05.2012 | Impact

Four years ago during a Christmas party, Kathy Martini's 2-year-old daughter Caroline snuck a peanut butter cookie at the kids’ table. One bite o...

Catherine Pearson

Allergic Reaction? Why Common Tests May Not Be Enough For Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living

As parents of children who've experienced an allergic reaction know, it can be difficult to determine exactly what is going on in your son's or daught...

Home Cooking For Better Health

Gastronomista | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Gastronomista

This holiday season, avoid food that has packaging (that's a good place to start!). Take a little time, among friends, with family, and cook something delicious.

The 20 Worst U.S. Cities For Fall Allergies

Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're an allergy sufferer, you hardly need us to remind you, but it is that time of year again ... Fall allergy season is upon us. Think you...

How To Deal With Food Allergies In The Cafeteria

Posted 11.08.2011 | Parents

Karen McEwan's school cafeteria has an "allergy table" with a "peanut free" sign on it. The Portland, Ore., kindergarten teacher reports that schoo...

Pet Allergies? Hypoallergenic Dogs May Not Make A Difference

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Allergy sufferers who still want a canine companion have been known to drop big bucks on so-called "hypoallergenic dogs" -- so dubbed because they are...

1 in 13 U.S. Kids Have Food Allergies, Study Says

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 08.20.2011 | Home

CHICAGO -- Food allergies affect about one in 13 U.S. children, double the latest government estimate, a new study suggests. The researchers say abou...