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8 Remedies For Spring Allergies

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b> <i>Grandparents.com</i><p>Ahh, Spring! All winter long we anticipate the warmer weather, chirpier birds, and blooming flowers. But for one in four Americans, spring also heralds seasonal allergies, an immune system response that turns sufferers into congested, itchy sneeze machines. Plus, thanks …

6 DIY Allergy Relievers

#1: Run outside at THIS time<p>Could a little prick be the antidote to your allergies? Acupuncture (combined with antihistamines) may reduce allergy symptoms, according to a new study in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i>.<p>Researchers divided more than 400 people into three groups: one that took …

4 Foods That Help Fight Allergies

Spring is here! But although we’re all anxious for nice weather, some of us aren't looking forward to trading flu season for allergy season.<p>The …

The Best Allergy-Fighting Foods

When another pollen-heavy season hits, make sure your diet doesn’t drag you down. It's just what the doctor ordered<p>Hope <i>springs</i> eternal? Not if you’re one of the 40 million Americans who suffer from some form of outdoor allergy around this time. Even though prescription and <b>The Best Over-the-Counter</b> …

Nutrition

The 6 beauty essentials to help fend off colds and flu this winter

It's that time of year when everyone around you is sneezing, spluttering and spreading their lurgies. Every December without fail there is an outbreak of colds and flu. Whether you're starting to feel a little peaky or you've been struck down with a heavy head, blocked nose and achy limbs, there …

Cracking the peanut allergy | Food

Story highlights<p>From 1997 to 2011, the number of children with food allergies has increased 50 percent in the US<br>• Over 15,000,000 Americans suffer from food allergies at a cost of $25bn each year<br>• Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat cause about 90 percent of all food-allergic …

It's spring. Here's how to allergy-proof each room of your home

Warmer-than-normal weather launched allergy season early this year, pumping up pollen counts across much of the nation. And if you think you can retreat indoors to relieve your sniffles, think again.<p>Two thirds of people with allergies suffer them year round, said allergist James Sublett, M.D., …

Allergies will be even more miserable in the future — thanks to global warming

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Vegetables that keep on giving, year after year | James Wong

Perennial crops, like artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb, can produce continual harvests from a single planting for decades at a time<p>Finally! The first signs of spring are on the horizon. I’ll have to wait a while before I can sow batch after batch of the annual crops, like lettuce, carrots and …

Gardening

Table Etiquette Everyone Should Know

<b>What is the etiquette around saying grace before a meal? We are Catholic and are hosting our friends, who are Mormon, for dinner soon. We normally</b> …

Self-help

8 Ways To Master The Art Of Small Talk Topics

We’ve all been there. You arrive at a party or event where you are required to a) be on your best behaviour or b) schmooze the room and while we all …

Restaurant Etiquette 101

We’ve written about table manners and how to pour wine, but what about etiquette at a restaurant? Here are a few things we’ve learned over the years …

10 things you should never do at a dinner party, according to a longtime butler

You may also find yourself in a sticky situation where you're not sure what to do.<p>Author and longtime butler Charles MacPherson answers all in his book, "The Pocket Butler: A Compact Guide to Modern Manners, Business Etiquette and Everyday Entertaining."<p>Here are 10 pearls of wisdom from his 26 …

8 Rules of International Etiquette to Learn Before Traveling for Business

You’ve enjoyed your airplane moussaka, successfully hauled your luggage from the conveyor belt, and negotiated your way through the outskirts of an …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

13 Ways to Gracefully Escape a Bad Conversation

Few things are more annoying than getting stuck in a conversation that's going exactly nowhere.<p>We live in trying times and few things are more trying than getting stuck in a conversation when you'd rather be elsewhere. Here are some sure-fire methods to re-achieve sweet freedom:<p>ON THE TELEPHONE<p>1. …

Self-help

25 Email Etiquette Rules That Are Worthy Of A Reminder

Email. It’s both a major convenience and a ceaseless distraction. But, regardless of how you feel about it at the present moment, one thing’s for sure—it’s an unavoidable necessity. Chances are you can’t make it through a workday without composing one (alright, likely <i>a lot</i> more than one) email.<p>And, …

Productivity

You're Holding Your Coffee Cup All Wrong, According To This Etiquette Expert

Ah, coffee. Nectar of the gods. The only thing that gets me up in the morning. The reason my eye is twitching right now. All of us coffee addicts …

You, Too, Can Learn Proper Napkin Etiquette At The Plaza's Finishing School

The Plaza's program covers everything from dining to wedding etiquette.<p>It took a professional historian to make sure the English nobility drama “Downton Abbey” was well-mannered enough. Thanks to the work of Alastair Bruce, characters on the show properly stood, sat, ate, drank and wore evening …

Business Etiquette Musts for Your Next Client Meeting

Credit: Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock<p>While the average American office has become a little more casual, business etiquette shouldn't go out the window …

A guide to business etiquette in 14 countries around the world

With every country comes a different culture, different history, different lifestyle and, therefore, a different way of conducting business.<p>In today's global business environment, it is imperative to know how to network appropriately with people of all backgrounds. Fortunately, foreign exchange …

10 Tips for Better Break Room Etiquette at Your Small Business - Small Business Trends

Giving your workers a space to relax, enjoy a cup of coffee or a quick lunch can really improve employee satisfaction and morale. But if your break …

Small Business

Destination wedding etiquette

Destination weddings can be fun and romantic. But with destination weddings come a lot of questions. Take a look at these dos and don'ts for …

The Evolution of Etiquette / Thank You

So you made it through the dinner party. You brought the perfect gift to accompany your attendance, you conversed equally (and hopefully …

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Beginner Wine and Cheese Pairing Tips to Impress Anyone

Having a date over and you want to impress her with how cultured you are? Need a raise and you heard your boss just got back from a month traveling …

Where to Put Your Stuff In Your Suit | The Art of Manliness

The whole point of wearing a suit is to create a sleek, smooth look for yourself. So you don’t want to ruin that dapper silhouette by stuffing your …

Observe unwritten etiquette of 'coffeehouse squatting'

For a guy who doesn't drink coffee, I spend a lot of time in coffeehouses.<p>Fido, Bongo Java and Frothy Monkey are just a few of my daily favorites. …

Proper etiquette critical for corporate events

Leave the phone in the car. Drink a tonic without the gin. If you’re on time, you’re late. Wear a suit. All are rules of thumb for corporate event …

9 Etiquette Rules You Probably Didn’t Realize You Should Follow When Dining Out With Others

Going out to eat is a huge part of many people's social lives, so your behavior at a meal with someone is important. Most of us know to keep our …