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,…

Welcoming a Baby into the Family

In the first month of 2014, a lot has already happened. Amongst the news about the ‘polar vortex’ and political drama, my family and I will be welcoming a new family member! My older brother in Mexico City and his…

Fighting the Flu Without ‘Antimicrobials’

With colder temperatures officially here, many of us are beginning to spend more time indoors. While during these colder fall and winter months, indoor air quality can become more of a concern, what many of us will focus on is…

FDA Issues New Sunscreen Guidelines 2013

We've noted here before to avoid the use of spray sunscreens as well as those that use heavy fragrance. New FDA guidelines for 2013 add to this mix and try to clarify issues with mislabeling or false claims made on…

Summer Sun and Sunscreen Tips

With the sun and heat of summer in full effect for most of the country, people across the country are breaking out the sunscreen for days of fun in the sun. While too much sun can cause sunburns and severely…

Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

Staying protected from the sun is not as simple as slathering on any old sunscreen. While it's good that Americans seem to have become more and more conscious of the dangers of unprotected, prolonged sun exposure, we still have a…

Sunscreen Allergy

We all know the dangers of sun exposure, and as summer is officially upon us, we'll find ourselves throwing sunscreen into our beach bags and slathering its protection all over our bodies as a matter of course. Most of us…