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Inflammation May Cause Depression, Scientists Say

Depression needs to be treated like a physical illness — not a mental disability. With "mental disability" comes a stigma of weakness. So it's...

Emi Boscamp
January 5 2015

Why Allergies & Autoimmune Diseases Are Skyrocketing

Autoimmune diseases and allergies occur when the immune system attacks the body, as is the case in food allergies, asthma and celiac disease.

Amy Shah, M.D.
October 18 2014

THIS Is Why You're Not Losing Weight

"I got on the scales, and … nothing," a frustrated client will occasionally tell me. When you fully commit to something, you expect consistent...

JJ Virgin
October 10 2014

Why You Should Open A Window (Especially When It's Cold Outside)

It's getting cold (in most parts of the country). As we collectively turn our attention to chunky sweaters and cozy blankets, pause for a minute...

5 Choices That Will Make You Healthier, Regardless Of Your Lifestyle

I was a sickly child and hated it. I was healthy for the first year of my life when we lived on a farm in New York, but from the time we moved to L.A....

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
September 25 2014

Care About Health? Join The People's Climate March On Sept. 21

The People’s Climate March on September 21 in New York City is an effort to pressure leaders to take action at the UN Climate Summit on September 23....

Philip Newell
September 17 2014

Is Gluten REALLY The Culprit?

Unless you live under a rock, you've probably heard about gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley and rye) and the health benefits of removing it...

Aicacia Young
September 12 2014

The #1 Reason To Ditch Dairy

Good news: I'm going stay away from the ethical, religious, and political aspects of the dairy industry. Just for the sake of this argument.

Amy Shah, M.D.
September 7 2014

Food Allergies: Why They're So Common Today + What You Can Do

Growing up, I don’t remember my friends and classmates having food allergies. In fact, there was one kid in my entire elementary school with a peanut...

Dr. Lawrence Rosen
August 17 2014

9 Ways To Reduce Food Additives & Improve Your Kids’ Behavior

If you limit the amount of sugar your kids eat in an effort to keep them calm(er), consider keeping an eye on the food additives they consume....

Why Your Kids Should Play In Dirt (Seriously!)

It's true: if you want your kids to avoid asthma and allergies, then let your baby roll around on the floor and come into contact some of the grossest...

June 6 2014

4 Signs Your Child Has A Dairy Sensitivity

The thought of food allergies can cause anxiety for many parents. Introducing highly allergenic foods like peanuts and shellfish for the first time to...

Dr. Ashley Weber
June 2 2014

How To Deal With Your Allergies Naturally

It’s that time of year: The trees are blooming, the grass is growing and the flowers are opening, releasing the pollen that adds to the misery of so...

Susan Blum, M.D., MPH
May 22 2014

7 Tips To Get Energized When You're Totally Spent

A healthier, more energized and better feeling you is only seven easy steps away! Here are some tips that yield immediate results as soon as you start...

Tiffany Boutwell
May 1 2014

What Are Allergies & What Can You Do About Them?

Due to our harsh winter, the spring allergies this season will be worse than ever. The moisture of the heavy snow almost everywhere in the United...

Dr. Nancy Simpkins
April 4 2014

How I Deal With Debilitating Allergies

I was a perfectly healthy child. I could eat anything, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meat, nuts — and I would, because I love food!

Jessica Schlegel
April 2 2014

How Bee Pollen Could Cure Your Allergies

How to ease into eating bee pollen to combat your allergies.

Tiffany Lester, M.D.
March 12 2014

5 Signs You Have An Undiagnosed Food Sensitivity

The majority of patients who come to see me with Lyme disease often see several health care practitioners, searching for a diagnosis to explain their...

Dr. Richard Horowitz
February 18 2014

4 Questions To Ask Before Starting Antibiotics

Disclaimer: I am a public health professional, not a medical doctor or nutrition expert, so please use your own judgment when making decisions about...

Justine Uhlenbrock
January 30 2014

10 Reasons To Stop What You're Doing & Start Clearing Your Clutter

Collecting and being consumed by clutter on a grand scale is a relatively modern concept. Our ancient ancestors didn’t have a supermarket at nearly...

Dana Claudat
November 13 2013