allergies

  1. Child Development & Health

    Chemical sensitivity in children

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    Parents typically have good intentions when it comes to keeping children away from toxins. However when diets are full of processed...
  2. Children's Health

    The September epidemic: Why Sept. 19 is worst for allergies

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    Sept. 19 is known as the "September epidemic" in the medical world, thanks to its reputation as the worst day of the year for...
  3. Home Safety

    6 Surprising sources of toxic fumes

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    Are you playing it safe when it comes to toxic fumes? Find out if one of these top offenders is poisoning the air in your home.
  4. Entertainment

    Julie Bowen's Modern Family : Kids, safety & summer fun

    We’re chatting with Modern Family star Julie Bowen about the show, her favorite summer activities, and how she keeps her three...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Mom story: I founded an allergy-friendly bakery

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    When Lucy Gibney, MD, discovered that her infant son had several severe food allergies, it changed her life. Even as an emergency...
  6. Health & Wellness

    4 Tips for vacationing with allergies

    Dr. Maeve O'Connor sat down with SheKnows to discuss smart travel tips for vacationing with allergies.
  7. Health & Wellness

    Are you taking the wrong allergy meds?

    Effective allergy management may be one of the best-kept secrets in modern medicine. Allergic rhinitis alone is one of the five...
  8. School Age Kids

    Signs of food allergies in kids

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    With up to 6 percent of children under age 3 reported to have food allergies, it's important to know how to spot an allergic...
  9. Health & Wellness

    Allergy season will be a long one in 2013

    Experts say this allergy season will last longer than usual. Not only that, excess pollen means a tougher season overall for allergy...
  10. Health & Wellness

    Natural ways to manage spring allergies

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    April showers bring May flowers, but they also usher in seasonal allergies (commonly called hay fever). Millions suffer from these...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Parenting’s dirty little secret

    Most parents are guilty of consuming at least a little bit of dirt at some point in our childhoods. Still, we turned out OK, right?...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Cut down on allergens in your child’s bedroom

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    Does your child sleep with a pile of stuffed animals? The bad news is those toys could be littered with allergens. The good news is...
  13. Pets & Animals

    How to diagnose pet allergies

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    Allergies don’t overlook any opportunity to burden the masses, including the four-legged members of our family. Itchy, scratchy and...
  14. Gardening

    What to plant if you have allergies

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    It's that time of year when flowers bloom, pollen is in the air, eyes get puffy and noses get stuffy. Although you can't control the...
  15. Child Development & Health

    Cope with your child's summer allergies on the cheap

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    You shouldn't have to choose between saving money and giving your youngster relief from summer allergies. But, with the right...
  16. Home Safety

    5 Ways to improve indoor air quality

    Your comfort and health will benefit from good indoor air quality. Breathe easier with simple strategies to improve your indoor air!
  17. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Parenting Guru: When kids “catch” stress

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    David Code, Episcopal minister, father of two and author of Kids Pick Up on Everything: How Parental Stress is Toxic to Kids ,...
  18. Child Development & Health

    How to allergy proof your child’s room

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    Does your child suffer from environmental allergies? Get active in the fight against allergens that cause your child uncomfortable...
  19. Child Development & Health

    What to expect from allergy shots

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    Considering immunotherapy for your child’s seasonal and environmental allergies?  Learn what it’s really like to take your child for...
  20. Vaccinations & Shots

    The common cold vs. the flu: What's the difference?

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    You wake up in the morning with a cough, congestion and general malaise. You know you’re getting sick, but with what? Learn how to...