Air Quality May Be Worse Than Thought

In a study recently released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers complicate our current understanding of air pollution and how air pollution is oxidized in the environment. The initial finds are cause for some concern. The…

Allergy Capitals – Best and Worst

With a steady increase in the number of allergy, asthma and MCS cases in the US, there's always some attention paid to how urban areas fare for allergy sufferers. Typically every year there is a top 5 or top 10…

New Electrolux Vacuum Cleaners

For decades, Electrolux has been a brand associated with caring for your carpet, and as technology and needs evolve, so too do the Electrolux vacuum cleaners available to you. We've recently added two new Electrolux models, each with unique features…

OTC Allergy Meds and Controlling Allergies

Like anywhere in the US, there are a variety of over-the-counter cold/flu and allergy medications that can be found in nearly any convenience store, pharmacy, or supermarket. Currently 41 of all 50 states have laws specifically regulating pseudoephedrine, including GA.…

Asthma Claims Pulitzer Prize Winner

On Thursday, two time Pulitzer Prize winning author and journalist, Anthony Shadid died at the age of 43. Known for his work with major newspapers like the New York Times, Washington Post and Boston Globe, Shadid died in Syria of…

Defining the Link Between Environment & Health

Over a year ago, we implemented a FAQ function on our site, and since then, we've answered thousands of questions. Some of these questions you'll see posted on product pages, and others you won't see due to the personal nature…

Study Links Farm Environment and Allergy Development

There have been many studies that have started with the theory that exposure to more environmental allergens leads to an immune system that is less sensitive to common proteins like pollen, dander, etc. This is significant for allergy and asthma…

Nothing says ‘I Suck,’ Quite Like a Vacuum

Aside from being my parent's anniversary, February 14th is Valentine's day. Like every Feb. 14th, you're probably completely inundated with ads and offers for flowers, chocolates, and every other product, all with a Valentine's day spin. Rather than make a…

Reliable T1 Steamboy, Consumer Digest Best Buy

In the February issue of Consumer Digest, you may come across a product that has long been a staple at AchooAllergy – the Reliable T1 Steamboy. Aside from being a quick and convenient way to steam floors and remove mess…

Link Between Less Sunlight and Food Allergies?

Though milk is often fortified with vitamin D, from grade school health classes on we've learned that much of the vitamin D we receive is from exposure to sunlight. In addition to keeping bones strong and healthy, vitamin D and…