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Stop Indoor Air Illnesses

December 17, 2018

Cold weather means closed windows. If you find yourself coughing, sneezing, and feeling sick this winter… it might not be cold or flu—it might be indoor air pollution! Check to see if any of these are causing what might look like winter illness—but actually are triggers in your home! First, check your air filters. Changing […]

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Fight Fall Asthma and Allergies

September 13, 2017

Spring may have pollen, but fall has decaying leaves, dust, cold weather (encouraging that mucus to breed infection), and, this year, lots of smoke. Start early with precautions against fall allergies and asthma. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so start by finding ways to be proactive. Stay on top of […]

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Autumn Allergies In High Gear

November 11, 2014

Trees are bare, which means fall leaves are molding, and dust mites, ragweed, and a few other allergens are causing allergies. Most people don’t realise how bad fall allergies are because they spend less time outside, not because the allergens aren’t there. But spending time outside is good in the fall. You’ll get sneaky exercise, […]

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Keep Food In Your Fridge Safe

September 18, 2013

There’s a lot of exciting health news happening, but I’m going to delay those stories for later this week because I found a super helpful article from USA Today about mold in food. With all the recent mold-in-the-news stories (including the big Chobani recall of their Greek yogurt), USA Today put together a handy list […]

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