Excessive Licking and Biting? An Allergy?

Though this entry isn't as provocative as the title might lead some to believe, for those of us with dogs, you may notice your dog licking and biting their paws from time to time. There are a few reasons why…

Ogallala Hypoallergenic Bedding Price Increase

For those who were or are thinking about adding Ogallala custom pillows or comforters to your current bedding set, now is the time to act. In less than a week prices are going up. Due to and increase in the…

Memorial Weekend and Air Quality

What are your Memorial Day plans? Watch a parade? Go see an air show? Cook out with friends and family? Go canoeing down a local river?

Reverse Course – CA Attempts to Repeal Flame Retardants

With Technical Bulletin 117 in 1975, California became the first state to pass legislation that required flame retardants to be a part of the sofas. From there, the law spread to encompass nearly all home furnishings that included foam, like…

Measuring the Real Cost of Severe Asthma

We've all seen those statistics, like ‘Allergies Cost Employers $750 Million Annually From Lost Work Time’ or the stat that estimates how much money/productivity employers lose each March when the NCAA basketball tourney starts. (Don't go by that allergy number,…

Dr. Redding on Weather.com and Home Allergies

Back in April of this year, we interviewed local allergist Dr. David Redding. Recently he was featured in a couple videos on the Weather Channel. In these, he goes over some in-home tips on how to reduce allergens. From using…

Asthma Study to Focus of Possible Effects of Fracking

While the debate over the environmental effects of hydraulic fracturing continues, there is now a concentrated interest in studying the possible health effects of living in communities where ‘fracking’ takes place. Communities in western and northern Pennsylvania offer a unique…

Food Allergies a Disability in the Workplace?

While I do not claim to be an expert in the areas of allergies, asthma and MCS, I do have some measure of confidence in my ability to speak and write on these issues. Though following news in regard to…

Studies Support ‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ on Allergies

As the prevalence of asthma and allergies continues to climb in most Western societies, the causes of these chronic conditions are still not known. Though, with a collection of news stories, research pieces, and press releases coming in over the…

May Allergy Bedding Sale – 10% Off!

_From now until the end of May, take 10% Off all allergy bedding products. Simply use coupon code ‘bedding10‘ at check-out to save!* _From our signature brand, Allergy Armor to organic and memory foam products, all bedding is on sale.…