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  • No Power for Flour

    By Elana Horwich

    July 22, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Understanding the Role of White Flour on our Immune Systems with Sally Kravich

    Many of you are now hearing about gluten-free diets.  Although some of you may actually have a gluten allergy, others may experience an intolerance to wheat that you are unaware of.  Wheat is a...

  • The Joy and Fear of Dating When You Have a Blog About Dating

    By Ilana Angel

    November 5, 2011 | 1:07 pm

    I don’t like dating.  I do it because I am looking for someone to share my life with, not because I think it is fun.  Each first date is stressful.  Will I like him?  Will he like me?  Will I be safe?  Will this be a disaster, or the last first date that I ever have to go on? ...

  • Grandma and My Poor Kitten…

    By Julia Bendis

    August 9, 2011 | 6:23 pm

    The other day my kids asked me if I had a pet when I was a child, which made me tell them a little story about the kitten we had for a week.  This story went something like this:

    When I was about eight-years-old and my brother five, we begged our parents to get us a dog or a cat all...

  • Seasonal allergies

    April 25, 2011 | 11:26 am

    If you or your kids have started sniffling, sneezing and rubbing your eyes over the past few months, you’re not alone — it’s seasonal allergy time, and the transition between seasons is kicking symptoms into overdrive.

    Hay fever, also called seasonal allergic rhinitis, is...

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  • Clearing the Air About Allergies

    By Beth Levine

    August 18, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Scary statistic to contemplate: About 10 to 15 percent of kids suffer from allergies, and the rate has been rising steadily for the past 20 years. Though no one knows why allergies are skyrocketing, we do know what causes them. Allergies are an immunological "overreaction" to a...

  • Luck of the Exiles

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

     

    Spring is upon us. My allergies have been acting up for weeks. So it seems the right time to talk about cross-pollination, a subject that it is at the heart of important new exhibits in Los Angeles and New York.

    When Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis was running for president...