How Air Quality Affects Asthma

How Air Quality Affects Asthma

If you have asthma or are a parent to a child with asthma, you may have noticed that air quality affects the severity of symptoms. Living in a major city with higher levels of air pollution can lead to more severe asthma symptoms. The United States Environmental...
Home Remedies for Nasal Congestion

Home Remedies for Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion is caused by anything that irritates or inflames the nasal tissues. Infections and allergies are two of the most common causes of nasal congestion in children and adults, but there are several ways to soothe a stuffy nose.  If you are experiencing...
Understanding Food Allergy Statistics

Understanding Food Allergy Statistics

Food allergies are incredibly common in the United States, with 32 million people living with at least one food allergy. Of these, it is estimated that 26 million are adults, while the remaining 6 million are children. Last year, these numbers were approximately half...
Food Allergies at Work?

Food Allergies at Work?

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, employers must reasonably accommodate people with severe food allergies unless doing so creates an undue hardship for the employer. However, employers generally are prohibited from asking employees disability related...