Jumping on the Detox Wagon

While New Year's resolutions have always been mostly health oriented, I've noticed a rising trend in detox cleanses every year. Naturopathic doctor, Dr. Linda Page, claims, ‘It's a way to recharge, rejuvenate, and renew’. The process of a detox cleanse…

Air Purifier Buying Guide

Air Purifier Buying Guide Quality air purifiers have never been more important for good health. The tight seals that make your home comfortable and energy efficient also trap indoor air pollution. From cooking fumes and cleaning vapors to dust and…

Relieve a Nagging Cough, Naturally

For about a week now, my cough has escalated to the point where I feel as if I'm about to cough up a lung on my desk. And while I want to run outside and enjoy the crisp late fall…

Allerdent – A New Alternative to Immunotherapy

Medical Clowns for Allergies? Helpful or Just Creepy?

After watching the second episode of American Horror Story: Freak Show, I found a study in this month's Allergy Journal about using ‘medical clowns’ to help entertain and distract children while receiving skin prick tests (SPT) and allergy shots. With…

Skin Care Friday: Interview with Founder of Silk Swan

I interviewed Lanna Potter, creator and owner of SilkSwan.com. She has developed natural beauty products made with silk proteins and essential oils (EOs) for individuals with sensitive skin, chemical sensitivities, and those who simply want beauty products with more natural…

National Coffee Day Makes Today the Perkiest Monday of the Month

Of course National Coffee Day should fall on a Monday! It's exactly what we need to start off October, fall, and to get ready for the cold days to follow. The origins of coffee can be found in the Ethiopian…

Oh My Miele!

The other night I decided to toss out my old vacuum (whom I will name, ‘He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named’ as not to discredit that particular brand) and upgrade to a Miele Twist upright. I weighed the pros and cons, and a couple days…

Sometimes Being Thrifty Doesn’t Pay

All of a sudden school is back in session and people are moving around, filling up dumpsters and sidewalks with furniture that won't fit in their co-ops, dorm rooms, apartments or simply clashes with their new interior decor. For dumpster…

Gear Up for Fall Festivals

With the fall festival season right around the corner, it's time to hustle on getting your costumes and outdoor necessities together! For years AchooAllergy's marked the start of this time of year with an annual sale for your outdoor necessities,…