In this clip from Dr. Savant, learn how to prepare your family for a penicillin allergy. Penicillin is the most common drug allergy in the US, and lots of people are affected by it. If you or someone you know is allergic to this type of drug, check out this clip. In it, you will learn how to protect the allergic person and also how to treat them should they come into contact with the drug.
You are sneezing and you eyes are all red and itchy, that can only mean one thing it is allergy season. Watch this how to video and learn natural home remedies and treatments for allergies from pharmacologist Joe Graedon. He shows you how to stop the allergies with a few over the counter products or even a nettle, an herbal supplement.
If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable.
Woman's Day gives you tips on getting allergy shots, and relieving severe allergies.
If you are susceptible to annoying allergy symptoms during the spring season when pollen count is high, eat raw local honey on a daily basis. Though not scientifically proven, some people believe that by exposing yourself through the local allergens in your regional environment in the form of honey, it helps build your tolerance for the pollen in the air.
Due to super time saving inventions like the frozen cookie dough rolls at the supermarket, many of us can "bake" fresh chocolate chip cookies within an hour without doing more than slicing the dough into pieces.
Eating both vegan and gluten-free doesn't have to mean boring and tasteless. Just as master baker Cybele Pascal, whose discovery that both of her two boys had food allergies back in 2001 sent her on a journey to create a cookbook full of recipes that are allergy-free and gluten-free.
Tired of sniffing your health away? Are your sinuses driving you mad? Well this video will show you how to create a Master Tonic to live for. This stuff fixes cold, flu, respiratory problems, immune booster, anti allergy, anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti anything that can hurt you... MASTER TONIC...
Learn how to reduce your risk of allergies. Transform your home into a sanctuary for your eyes, nose, and throat by reducing the risk of allergies.
This video tutorial shows you how to make a scrumptious carrot cake. Put four eggs, one cup of corn oil, one cup of honey, and one half cup of lightly packed brown sugar into a mixer. Mix it up using the mixer. Next you mix up the dry ingredients. Put two and a quarter cups of all purpose flour in a bowl. Add a half teaspoon of salt, a half teaspoon of nutmeg, and a half teaspoon of baking soda, a teaspoon of cinnamon, and two teaspoons of baking powder to the flour. Use a whisk to mix the in...
It sucks to be a food allergy-stricken kid in our mass-produced cookie universe since so many cookies either have gluten or peanuts in them or are manufactored in the same factor as other foods with peanuts or gluten. This means major allergic reactions to these yummy foods.
With allergy season in full swing, this video can help you clear the clutter from your bedroom and add a fresh coat of paint to create a soothing sleep sanctuary. Learn alternatives to the traditional headboard and create a new one from faux wood contact paper.
A new study has found that up to half of people who think they have a penicillin "allergy" can still receive the drug, and other antibiotics with similar structures, without any negative reactions to the meds. Why? Because they're not really allergic, doctors say.
A cake for people with a gluten allergy, and for anyone who just likes chocolate. The only ingredients for this cake are semi-sweet chocolate, eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla, and an optional shot of espresso. To make the cake you first need to preheat the oven and grease the pan. After that you melt the chocolate with the butter and let in cool while you separate the eggs. After the eggs are separated, mix the yolks with half the sugar, and beat until fluffy. Add the cooled chocolate mixture to...
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to color your hair at home. You'll save a bundle using a coloring kit instead of heading to the salon every six weeks. Plus, dyeing your tresses at home has never been simpler.
Your vacuum's HEPA filter traps fine particles which may rigger allergy and asthma symptoms. Keep your home safe for your child by keeping it allergen-free. Watch this video to learn how.
Viral infections have been the focus of attention in the development of autoimmune diseases—diseases where the body's immune system reacts to the body's own cells—because they trigger the immune system into action.
Whipped cream is one of the most iconic dessert toppings around, but the full-fat version is not the most forgiving when it comes to fat content. With the holidays just around the corner, learn how to spare yourself a few calories—especially if you love the creamy texture of whipped toppings!
Results of an early-stage clinical trial of an HIV vaccine could mean a hoped-for breakthrough in the battle against AIDS.
In March, we wrote about the growing threat of yellow fever in Brazil. At the time, the disease had killed just over a 100 people. Unfortunately, the disease has only spread since then with many more people infected and more killed.
News: Teeny Sponges Being Created to Float in Your Blood, Sop Up Bacterial Toxin & Prevent Flesh-Eating Disease
It's not the bacteria itself that takes lives and limbs during invasive flesh-eating bacteria infections. It's the toxins secreted by the group A Streptococcus bacteria invading the body that causes the most damage.
US blood banks have assured the American public that they have the tools to prevent a Zika contamination, despite the rapid spread of the disease.
Cookies for breakfast seem like a clear dietary no-no, but these three-ingredient breakfast cookies are easy, healthy, portable, and can be made in advance. They're also dairy-free, egg-free, and have no added processed sugar, so they can also be called allergy-friendly cookies. If you use gluten-free quick oats in this recipe, they are also gluten-free breakfast cookies! Besides all of those reasons, these cookies are only about 50 calories each when they're made with just the original three...
When you think of nail polish, it's probably almost always in the context of a manicure. I mean, that's what it's made for, right? But there are plenty of other things you can use clear or colored nail polish for besides painting your nails.
How can a drug used to treat cancer be effective against viruses, too? The answer lies in the drug's shared target — specifically, cellular components that control the activity of genes. A new research study showed that one such type of drug, histone methyltransferase inhibitors used in cancer clinical trials, has activity against herpes simplex virus, too.
The bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae is a bad actor known for being antibiotic-resistant and causing a variety of serious infections in hospitals, including pneumonia, surgical site wounds, and meningitis. K. pneumoniae is something you do not want to encounter if you have a compromised immune system.
The theme for 2017's World Malaria Day, which is today, April 25, is "End Malaria for Good." For many Americans, this might seem like an odd plea. Especially since Malaria is seemingly an obsolete problem here. However, on World Malaria Day, it's important to remember the danger of malaria is still very much present in the US. And around the world, the disease is at the epicenter of a global crisis.
Phase 2 of a Zika vaccine trial began in the United States this week, along with Central and South America.
Among the many gifts that Italy has bestowed upon the world, culinary and otherwise, pesto stands alone. The exact birthplace of pesto, that herby sauce made of pine nuts and olive oil, is an area of Italy called Liguria, whose microclimate is particularly kind to basil, one of pesto's key ingredients.
For some, drinking raw milk is a way to get back to nature, improve family nutrition, and hedge against asthma and allergies. However, according to public health authorities, drinking raw or unpasteurized milk is a big mistake—even fatal. So what's the story?
Cookbook author, celebrity chef, television personality, and former White House nuclear policy analyst Ina Garten is familiar to many as the queen of foolproof cooking. Also known as the Barefoot Contessa, Ina hones in on techniques and tips that make time in the kitchen far less intimidating to folks of all skill sets. We've rounded up 8 of Ina's most useful cooking tips to help you out—from dinner parties to everyday cooking. Her philosophy is that it's always easier than you think!
When a stuffy nose hits, it feels like breathing clearly and easily may never come again. Allergies, colds, and even changes in weather can leave our sinuses blocked, with medicine seeming like the only option. But don't break out the medication just yet — relieving the pressure of a stuffy nose, a stuffy head, and stuffy ears can be as easy as touching a pressure point.
Hard as it is to imagine, there are people out there who loathe garlic and onions. Some might have allergies or medical conditions like IBS, or are supertasters (i.e. people who carry a certain gene that makes them extremely sensitive to how certain foods taste). Others might just be picky eaters.
Summer is the best friend of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. When the weather is hot outside, people spend more time in the great outdoors, which means more people accidentally running face first into some poisonous shrubs, leaves, and vines. If that sounds like you, instead of suffering through the itch or spending money on expensive pharmaceutical solutions, try some of these home remedies out.
How To: Add an Emergency Medical Card to Your iPhone's Lock Screen with Important Health Information for First Responders
You can't predict the future, but you can prepare for it. On the off chance that you get hurt in a car accident, take a nasty tumble, fall down a cliff, have a seizure, or get struck by lightning, it's always good to carry up-to-date information about your health in case you can't speak for yourself. A physical medical ID wallet card or bracelet can provide the information, but so can your iPhone.
Whether it's college football, the NFL, basketball, soccer, or baseball, sporting events are prime opportunities to entertain. No matter what the sport, food that's easy to eat is a must. Your guests should be able to mingle, eat, and talk trash... all at the same time! So a meat and cheese plate—also known as a characuterie board— is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Jailbreaking gives you root access to the iOS file system, allowing you to install third-party apps and tweaks on your iPhone that aren't available in the App Store. It opens up a whole new realm for what your device can do, but it can also cause instability across the system and can dissuade you from getting future updates from Apple that have important features, bug fixes, and security enhancements.
Acupuncture is a unique alternative medicine treatment for allergies, asthma and eczema. Learn how to do acupuncture for any symptom of allergies with tips from a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner in this free allergy treatment video series.
A gluten allergy, also known as celiac disease, is an autoimmune disease that must be treated with a gluten free diet. Learn how to live and eat gluten free with tips from an expert in this free nutrition video series.
Everybody loves lasagna, but how about trying something new with your lasagna meal? Like zucchini. Try out this zucchini lasagna, which is very light, and can come straight form your garden. Watch the video recipe to learn how to make a zucchini lasagna.