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allergies

I Sat In A Room Full Of Salt In The Name Of Beauty

Given the option, I'll take salty over sweet any day. I routinely over-salt my cooking, have been scolded by my mother for salting food at a...

Allie White
September 21 2015

DIY Foot Reflexology: 7 Pressure Points To Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Has spring greeted you with sniffling, sneezing, congestion and runny, itchy eyes, nose and throat? Experts say that this allergy season is more...

Laura Norman
May 15 2015

6 Strategies To Eat Your Way Out Of Spring Allergies

If you suffer from spring allergies the promise of blooming flowers and warmer temperatures may translate into watery eyes, trouble breathing, and a...

Taz Bhatia, M.D.
April 16 2015
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Why Spring Breeds Allergies, And 7 Ways To Cope Naturally

Just when the weather finally warms up, you’re stuck inside nursing a runny nose and red, itchy eyes between bouts of constant sneezing. Sound...

April 14 2015

Hilarious "Gluten-Free Museum" Tumblr Removes Grains From Works Of Art

Congratulations: You've made it to the end of the week. For this week's Feel-Good Friday, we present the Gluten Free Museum.

Emi Boscamp
April 3 2015
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5 Holistic Ingredients To Look For When Relieving Spring Allergies

Now that spring is (finally!) in the air, we can look forward to blue skies, backyard BBQs, fresh blooms and, unfortunately, the sniffling, sneezing...

April 1 2015

9 All-Natural Tips To Alleviate Allergies & Asthma

The incidence of asthma in children is increasing at an astronomical rate. The death rate for asthma in children has increased by nearly 80% percent...

Amy Shah, M.D.
March 10 2015

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