• 19 Ways You're Ruining Your Body, Say Health Experts

    A head cold, again? Some years, it seems like you're constantly coming down with something. But a worse-than-usual flu season may not be entirely to blame. There are a bunch of ways you might be weakening your immune system without even knowing it, all day long—from how much sleep you get to your sugar intake to the items you touch at the office. Eat This, Not That! Health has rounded them up here. Gesundheit. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these And to ge

  • Climate change and pollution make allergies worse: 'Like pouring salt on the wound'

    Studies have found a connection between air pollution and increased rates of asthma, hay fever and other allergy issues.

  • One Major Effect of Eating Kale, Says Dietitian

    Kale is known as a superfood, and when you take a look at the nutrition value of this leafy green, you'll understand why. This leafy green contains important vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants, and it can help us fight off colds, improve our bone health, and even help us have a better hair day.One major side effect of eating kale is the heart-healthy properties it has from its high levels of vitamin K."In fact, one cup of raw kale contains nearly 100% of your dietary vitamin K needs and one cup o

  • 6 surprising back-to-school allergens — and how to protect your child

    Allergens lurk both inside and outside of kids' classrooms, which can trigger your child's allergies. Find out what the telltale signs are and how to find relief.

  • How to Tell the Difference Between COVID-19 and Seasonal Allergies

    Are you constantly sneezing and battling a scratchy throat? Before hitting the COVID-19 panic button, keep in mind that seasonal allergies could be to blame — and there are a few ways to tell.

  • Here’s why your allergies seem worse this fall

    When you start stepping out to enjoy the fall weather, don't be surprised if your allergies feel worse than usual this year. Here's why.

  • 11 Paw-sitively Adorable Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds

    If you’ve idled away an afternoon or two watching adorable kitten videos, the next logical step is getting a furry feline to call your own, right?...

  • What You Need to Know About Allergy Testing

    Don't head to your appointment in the dark. This guide breaks down the entire allergy testing process, including the reactions to expect and the types of tests your doc might recommend.

  • The Best Air Purifiers for Filtering Your Space

    Whether you're dealing with allergy symptoms, are a proud pet parent, or just want cleaner air, these are the best air purifier options.

  • Haven't done your routine dusting? Experts say without cleaning, 'it could be life threatening'

    Experts weigh in on what dust can do to your health, what it contains and the best methods to keep you and your family safe.

  • Got Allergies? 30 Hypoallergenic Dogs That Might Save You Some Sneezing

    All too often, allergies stop us from doing things we love, like going on long nature hikes or dotting fresh flowers around the house. But allergies are especially frustrating when they stop dog lovers from having a canine companion by their side. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, three out of every []

  • Summer Storms May Cause Your Allergies to Feel More Severe - Here's Why

    There are many things to love about spring and summer, but the fact that it's prime allergy season is definitely not one of them. To make matters worse, these warmer months of 2021 have been particularly brutal due to higher pollen counts that are the result of climate change.

  • Your Bedroom Can Make You Sick If You're Not Cleaning This, Say Experts

    On average, Americans spend half our lives in our bedrooms. So it's important to make the most of it. A dirty bedroom can compromise your health, triggering allergy and asthma symptoms and preventing a good night's sleep, which is crucial to overall health and lowering your risk of chronic diseases ranging from heart disease to cancer. So Eat This, Not That! Health consulted the experts on how—and how often—you should clean your bedroom to make it the healthy haven you deserve. Read on, and to e

  • Do You Have A Summer Cold Or Is It COVID?

    As the contagious COVID-19 Delta variant continues to proliferate across the world, it’s natural to feel a pang of anxiety with every sneeze, cough, or tickle in your throat. The truth is, a lot of us have colds right now — after over a year of lockdowns, quarantine, and very diligent masking and hand-sanitizing, our immune systems are a little out of practice. So how do you know if that runny nose is just the common cold or a breakthrough case of COVID? The good news is, if you’re vaccinated, y

  • Pills vs. sprays? How to choose the best spring allergy medication for you

    With everything from sprays to syrups to antihistamines to steroids on the market, the options may seem endless and even overwhelming; but you can narrow down which would work best for you by understanding their different uses — and in some cases, limitations. Yahoo Life asked some allergy experts to weigh in on some of the options you may encounter on your quest for relief this spring allergy season. Here’s what they had to say.

  • What Are the Most Common Flu Shot Side Effects?

    Here's everything you want to know about the potential, not-so-fun flu shot side effects, plus whether it's actually possible to get the flu from the vaccine.