Atopic dermatitis: How allergens get on our nerves

Dry skin, pain, and itching… Atopic dermatitis affects the everyday lives of nearly 20% of children, and up to 5% of adults. The condition can have a significant impact on the quality of life of these patients. Several studies have shown that genetic factors are involved in the development of…

Hold On, You Can Still Get the Flu in August?

We’re just around the corner from the dreaded flu season (technically, in the US, that's October through May). But as we all know, flu-like symptoms (sore throat, cough—you get the drift) can creep up literally whenever they feel like it. But does that mean you can technically get the flu…say, in August?…

14 Strawberry Rhubarb Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of

There are a few feelings that conjure up the feeling of summer like nothing else: the scent of a freshly cut lawn; the sound of waves crashing on the ocean; the taste of strawberry rhubarb pie. There’s something about those sunsweet strawberries paired with tart, slightly sour rhubarb that bring…