Allergies and Asthma

  • A bird's-eye view of the LA freeway system, which can cause harmful changes in air quality.

How the Air Quality Where You Live Affects Your Health

If your home is close to the freeway, you could be putting your health in jeopardy.
The Los Angeles freeway system was designed to get you

  • A woman with sinus pain sits in bed while holding her nose, thinking about whether or not she should get sinus surgery

When Do You Need Sinus Surgery?

For some people, medications aren’t enough to clear up sinus infections. Here are some steps you can take if you’ve had enough.
Sinus infections are no

  • man has allergic reaction blows nose into tissue

How Can You Tell If You’re Having an Allergic Reaction?

As outdoor allergens continue to ramp up, seasonal allergy sufferers are bracing themselves for a return of their symptoms. But many other people deal with

  • A man with nasal polyps sits on the side of a bed and blows his nose.

How to Tell if You Have Nasal Polyps

Runny nose? Stuffed up? There might be more to your sniffles than just a head cold.
Nasal polyps can turn out to be no picnic. They’re

  • man sneezing because he has seasonal and dust allergies affecting his ears nose and throat

Do Allergies or Dust Increase Your Risk of Ear, Nose and Throat Problems?

Besides being an annoyance, untreated seasonal allergies can increase your risk of other problems.
If you’ve ever suffered from seasonal allergies, you might already know the

How Air Pollution Is Making Our Kids Overweight and Sick

There are many ways air pollution can impact our well being, but recent studies show a direct connection between poor air quality and asthma and

  • Man eating lobster who may have a food allergy to shellfish

You’re Never Too Old for These Types of Allergies

While most food allergies start in childhood, adults can develop allergies and it can happen out of nowhere.
Maybe you have been eating seafood your entire