Allergies

An allergy is a reaction of a person's immune system to a normally harmless substance, one that doesn't cause problems for most people. READ MORE

Allergies

Ocular Allergies

Ocular Allergies

Allergies can affect various organs, including the eyes. Symptoms include itching, redness, lid swelling, tearing, light sensitivity, "grittiness" and swollen eyes.

Conditions & Treatments
Caution Sign - Pollen Season Ahead

Achoo! 5 Essential Reads for Pollen Season

As pollen travels, it triggers allergies in roughly 25 million Americans

Conditions & Treatments
What’s in Your Medicine May Surprise You – a Call for Greater Transparency About Inactive Ingredients

What’s in Your Medicine May Surprise You – a Call for Greater Transparency About Inactive Ingredients

The ingredients listed on the bottle only tell half the story. Here's what you need to know.

Medication Safety
Experimental Injection May Protect Against Peanut Allergy

Experimental Injection May Protect Against Peanut Allergy

Researchers report that a new drug injection might offer at least temporary protection against the most severe reactions.

Allergies
Asthma: It's Different When You're Older

Asthma: It's Different When You're Older

Asthma can develop for the first time in midlife. Triggers that might never have bothered you before can now be a problem, and the symptoms can be more serious for adults.

Menopause & Aging Well
How to Get Your Calcium If You're Lactose-Intolerant

How to Get Your Calcium If You're Lactose-Intolerant

There are choices within many food groups that deliver on calcium. Learn some non-diary options.

Allergies
New Treatment Could Be Breakthrough Against Peanut Allergy

New Treatment Could Be Breakthrough Against Peanut Allergy

People with peanut allergy can protect themselves from an allergic reaction by consuming a small amount of peanut powder every day.

Allergies
Dining Out With Allergies Is Tough, But These Steps Can Help

Dining Out With Allergies Is Tough, But These Steps Can Help

The more steps you take to protect yourself from exposure to the allergic substance, the less likely you are to have an allergic reaction.

Nutrition & Movement
Gluten-Free Craze a 'Double-Edged Sword' for Celiac Patients

Gluten-Free Craze a 'Double-Edged Sword' for Celiac Patients

Some with celiac sense a growing stigma as other people voluntarily go gluten-free.

Nutrition & Movement
Prevent Mold Growth at Home

Prevent Mold Growth at Home

Mold can thrive in places from logs and fallen trees to bathrooms and kitchens.

Allergies
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Many Pick the Wrong Meds for Seasonal Sniffles

Many Pick the Wrong Meds for Seasonal Sniffles

Hay fever sufferers often choose the wrong medication for their seasonal sniffles, new research suggests.

Allergies
tired woman

11 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

It's normal to feel tired occasionally when you don't get enough sleep, but if you feel tired nearly all the time, then it's time to look at what's causing your fatigue.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Who Needs to Go Gluten-Free?

Do You Really Need to Go Gluten-Free?

A gluten-free diet is a must if you have celiac disease and may be helpful if you have non-celiac gluten sensitivity, but, if not, it could harm your health and your wallet.

Nutrition & Movement