Allergies

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6 Natural Ways to Keep Your Allergies in Check This Spring

Every year when spring rolls around, I’m surprised that my entire face is itchy, I’m sneezing a lot more frequently and that my eyes well up every time I step […]

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The Checkup: Ack! Doing This Makes Spring Allergies Feel Even Worse

• If you rely on over-the-counter nasal decongestant spray during spring allergy season like you usually rely on, say, water or air, you’re going to […]

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The Checkup: You Can Stop Drinking Skim Milk Now, New Study Says (Hallelujah!) 

• True story: When I was in elementary school, I would go to one of my friend’s houses and drink, like, six glasses of whole milk […]

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The Checkup: 10 Healthy Foods You’re Eating All Wrong

• If you think you’re soaking up a boatload of nutrients by sprinkling a spoonful of whole flaxseeds on your lunch salad every day, think […]

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“Pollen Tsunami” Wreaking Allergy Havoc in Philly Region

A “pollen tsunami” is making Spring 2015 one of the worst years ever for allergy sufferers in the Philadelphia region, and across the northeast United […]

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The Checkup: The Two-Minute Workout to Transform Your Abs

• This workout hits your ab muscles from every angle — and it only takes a couple of minutes! Talk about a win-win, right? [Men’s Health]

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The Checkup: 7 Benadryl-Free Allergy Remedies That Actually Work

• Allergy season is upon us, friends. But not to fear: Here, seven natural allergy remedies that science says work, like loading up on vitamin-packed […]

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The Checkup: You Might Want to Start Washing Your Dishes by Hand, Science Says

• If you’re a parent, here’s a case for ditching your dishwasher: A new study out of Sweden found that kids whose parents mostly washed dishes […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Peanut-Allergy Research

Peanut allergies affect a lot of people — we’re talking 2.8 million Americans. But if the latest surge in peanut-allergy news is any indication, it looks […]

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The Checkup: The Avocado-Chickpea Dip You’ll Want to Put On Everything

• You guys, drop everything you’re doing and go make this drool-worthy avocado hummus right now. Then, put a nice big spoonful of it on […]

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The Pollen Vortex Is Coming: 7 Benadryl-Free Ways to Ease Allergy Symptoms

Allergy season is the worst. And in case you haven’t heard, this year’s allergy season is going to be the worst of the worst, with […]

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Blame the Polar Vortex: Allergy Season Could Be Worse Than Usual

Don’t shoot the messenger here, people. TIME broke the bad news this week, that our polar vortex winter could leave allergy sufferers in dire straits […]

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Saladworks Launches Online Allergen Menu

Saladworks has recently launched an Interactive Allergen Menu where customers can plug in what they’re allergic to and see what they can still eat at Saladworks. […]