Naegleria fowleri Back in the News

We first mentioned this amoeba over a year ago in connection with the death of a woman in Louisiana. Friday, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced that the microbe had been found in four locations in the…

Overuse of Antibiotics When Treating Rhinonsinusitis

While sinus infections can affect anyone, they often are most problematic for those who suffer from respiratory allergies or those dealing with the flu or other illness. Seeking relief, people will often head to their doctor's office, and most carry…

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…

Neti Pots and Naegleria Fowleri

For the second time this year, neti pots have been linked to tragic fatalities via the contraction of Naegleria fowleri , the

How to Enjoy Spring Without Allergies

If you're like me, it's almost impossible to resist going outside to enjoy the beauty and soft warmth of spring