allergies

  1. Diet

    The pros and cons to drinking raw milk

    For raw (unpasteurized) milk lovers, summer is the best season for drinking raw milk. Cows that have been grazing on lush pasture...
  2. Family Fun

    How to prepare for camp when your child has severe allergies

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    Summer camp for kids with severe allergies is possible and can be done safely with planning, communication and care from Mom and Dad.
  3. Health & Wellness

    Is a lack of nature making you sick?

    You may not have heard of Nature Deficit Disorder yet, but chances are, you probably have it. A growing number of alarmed scientists...
  4. Pets & Animals

    10 Pets to fall in love with besides a cat or dog

    Cats and dogs are the most popular pets in the U.S., but there are many pets that are just as lovable. Check out our list of...
  5. K-12

    Eczema 101

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    When it comes to treating dry, itchy skin like eczema, you want to reach for relief for your child as soon as possible — which...
  6. Health & Wellness

    How to calm allergies with local honey

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    Popular knowledge asserts that eating local honey is a natural remedy for seasonal allergies. But what does science say?
  7. K-12

    Chemical sensitivity in children

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    Parents typically have good intentions when it comes to keeping children away from toxins.
  8. 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...
  9. Home

    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.
  10. 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...
  11. K-12

    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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. K-12

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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).
  17. K-12

    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?...
  18. K-12

    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...
  19. 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...
  20. Outdoor Living

    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...