Ask an Allergist – Dr. Mardiney – Spring 2015

Though we’ve taken a bit of a hiatus, our favorite allergist, Dr. Mardiney, is back to answer some of your allergy and asthma related questions. Up today for Ask an Allergist are some questions regarding hidden allergens and triggers in…

New Dust Mite Vaccine on the Horizon?

Vaccines have often been the subject of potential treatments for allergies, and as we've discussed before, a UK firm, Circassia, has been through several stages of testing a vaccine for cat allergies. Research recently released by a team working at…

Ask an Allergist – Dr. Mardiney (Round Two)

As the latest addition in our Ask an Allergist series, we tackle the development of a pet allergy as well as the tricky question of whether or not you can be allergic to dust but not dust mites. If you…

Difference Between Dust Mites and Bed Bugs

This week’s blog will not be as cute or cuddly as my previous blog. Today I’m going to discuss the difference between dust mites and bed bugs. I’ve had many calls and questions about dust mites and bed bugs and…

Allergy Armor Ultra in Women’s Health

A recent article in Women's Health magazine online outlined some simple home products that can help control allergies by reducing allergens at home and work. Allergy Armor Ultra Bedding came in at the top of the list. _Allergy Armor Ultra…

Study Tightens Link Between Asthma and Allergies in Adults

One aspect of my job here at Achoo puts me in touch with people with little to no knowledge of environmental control, allergy bedding or how specific things inside the house can be causing certain symptoms. One piece of information…

New Allergy Armor Comforter!

As the latest product in our line of Allergy Armor bedding, the Allergy Armor Comforter provides built-in allergen protection. Using our Ultra line of fabric, we've created a comforter that not only blocks allergens like dust mites, pollen and dander,…

Interior Brick Walls and Allergies

I'm in Cambridge visiting my sister who's in graduate school at Harvard. This is my first ‘real’ time being in the Boston area (I can't really count the three-hour stop I made here almost a decade ago) and I'm enjoying…

Dust Is Toxic Too

I often go TheSoftLanding.com to research safe, non-toxic products for my children. Especially when it comes to plastic items, navigating what's safe and what could contain hormone-disrupting or neurotoxic chemicals is particularly difficult; it helps to have a guide for…