What is an allergic reaction? Your immune system creates antibodies to fight off foreign substances so you don’t get sick. Sometimes your system will identify a substance as harmful, even though it isn’t. When this happens, it’s called an allergic reaction. These substances (allergens) can be anything from food and medication to environments. When your body...

One of the major health obstacles facing this nation is the obesity epidemic. Still?, you might ask. Yes. Still. Being overweight is incredibly dangerous to your health, and can be a catalyst for numerous other health issues, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, to an increased risk of...