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allergies

Find Out Today’s Pollen Count

If you or someone in your family has severe allergies, you can check the pollen count before you head outside at The Asthma Center. It gives a range from low to high pollen, tree and grass pollen count. When the counts are at their worst, stay indoors if you can. If you do have to head outdoors, wear sunglasses to keep pollen […]

6 Best Vacuums for Allergy Sufferers

If you suffer from allergies or someone in your household does, a good vacuum is a must. You don’t want a vacuum that is spewing everything you are allergic to back into your home. Also read: 6 Tips for an Allergy-Free Home So we went to Consumer Reports’ for their 6 best picks. They measured emissions and which keep […]

6 Tips to Allergy-Proofing Your Home

It’s springtime, if your allergies act up when you’re outside, you might tend to stay indoors. No one wants to be allergic to their home, but that could be what’s happening. If you find yourself sneezing, congested or experiencing other symptoms while sitting in your own home you may want to consider these tips for […]

Everything You Need to Know About Allergies

Find Out the Pollen Count Today I can remember a time when “allergy” was NOT a household name … when even seasonal allergies were rare, and food allergies were practically unheard of. My family is truly a sign of the times, mirroring what’s happening in our communities. I have five children and the first three […]

5 Things You Won’t Want to Do to Ease Spring Allergies

Tips for allergy sufferers.

Children And Allergies

It’s that time of year again. Ahh Spring. The days are getting longer and warmer; a myriad of vibrant colors replaces the monotonous brown. As the great outdoors calls, I can’t be happier to get my kids out of the house. Then reality hits as my oldest comes home daily looking like she’s been punched in both eyes. Several times a day she succumbs to fits of sneezing and a nagging cough– in short it’s allergy season and she’s miserable. Unfortunately, many of our outdoor spring sports begin when allergy season is in full swing. As the trees and flowers bloom the pollen rains down, coating everything and everyone.

Is Global Warming Making Your Allergies Worse?

Is the climate change affecting your allergies? It very likely might be ... here is what you can do about it.

The Medical News that Mattered in 2016

A summary of the health news of last year that matters to you and your family.

What’s the deal with the teal pumpkins?

One of my friends has 3 children with celiac. Several friends of children with severe allergies. For them, Halloween stinks. For children with allergies or food restrictions, this time of year is especially tough. The Teal Pumpkin Porject offers an alternative for kids with food allergies, as well as other children for whom candy is not […]

Worried about Mold? Don’t sop up your mess alone. 

You think you have water damage. Maybe some water leaked into your basement during as hard rain. Or a small leak from the bathroom has created some dark spots on the ceiling below. But do you really need to call in the professionals? Can’t you just take care of it yourself? Molds can have a big […]

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