Weak Winter Not Good for Allergies

It's almost February, and many of us across the country are still wondering when winter will arrive. Though there have been some cold snaps, followed by 60-70 degree days, another weekend outdoors sans jacket or a coat is giving me…

Allergy Certifications and Seals

In the industry that is allergy relief, just as with any market, there are a variety of products and providers available. One thing that manufacturers often do is proudly display any certifications they have attained for their products. But what…

New Study on Vacuums Confirms Old Advice

If you've spent time on this site investigating indoor air quality or simply looking for ways to relieve allergy symptoms, you have likely come across specific characteristics we suggest that you should look for in a vacuum cleaner. _For years…

Remove Hidden Allergens From Guests

For pet allergy sufferers, keeping dander out of the house seems like an easy task if you don't own a pet, but there are still some hidden ways that dander can make it's way inside your home and on your…

Introducing – Allergy Armor Organic Cotton Blanket

After months of preparation and planning, we are proud to introduce the exclusive Allergy Armor Organic Cotton Blanket! _For allergy, asthma and MCS sufferers, certified organic products provide relief from the chemicals and toxins that pollute our everyday lives. _Grown…

Dirty Schools, Dirty Lungs?

There have been countless studies done on how certain issues like lack of sleep, and even problems at home, can affect children and their performance in school. More recently, individual states and cities have been taking this a step further…

How to Help Pet Allergic Guests Feel at Home

We have two cats and a dog, and I do what I know to do in order to keep pet dander around the house to a minimum. I try to keep the animals out of bedrooms, I have a leather…

Daily Habits for Allergy Relief

Knowing that you can do something to take charge of your allergy symptoms is empowering, especially if you've resigned yourself to the sniffling, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes as facts of your life. Butallergen avoidance and environmental control can really…

Nail Polish Chemicals: The Toxic Trio

The Allergy Consumer Report recently covered the topic of toxic ingredients in nail polish in the series, Toxic Indoor Air in Nail Salons, Parts One and Two. The Huffington Post, in their Green section, also recently touched specifically on the…

Are Schools Prepared for Allergy Emergencies?

The death of a first-grader in Richmond, Virginia highlights the possible unpreparedness of schools to deal with allergy emergencies. Ammaria Johnson had a peanut allergy. While out at recess, she broke out in hives and began complaining of shortness of…