Should You Exercise with Ashtma?

Should You Exercise with Ashtma?

As long as your asthma is well controlled there usually is no reason not to exercise. But it’s always important to check with your doctor before taking on a new exercise routine. And did you know soccer player David Beckham suffers from asthma? You can exercise...
Keeping Your Air Clean at Home

Keeping Your Air Clean at Home

The cold weather means that our houses are closed up tight and the air in our home can become a trigger for allergies. Beyond having an air purifier, washing sheets, eliminating mold, and having a vacuum with a HEPA filter can all help. Learn more here.
A Longer Allergy Season?

A Longer Allergy Season?

For all of us suffering from seasonal allergies, it’s probably no surprise that this fall’s warm weather is extending the season. This article from AccuWeather estimates that the allergy season in our area will wind down in late October or early...
The Evolution of Thinking on Peanut Allergies

The Evolution of Thinking on Peanut Allergies

The diagnosis of peanut allergies in children has more than doubled from 1997 to 2008, with about 2% of children now estimated to be affected. The FDA is slowly developing new guidance for treatment, but it’s important that any changes be done under your...
Going Back to School with Asthma

Going Back to School with Asthma

Did you know that asthma attacks tend to increase during back to school time? The stress of starting school, exposure to viruses, and the change in weather can contribute to a rise in asthma symptoms. This article from US News is not new, but provides an excellent...
New Google App for Pollen Information

New Google App for Pollen Information

Partnering with The Weather Channel, Google has released a new pollen index so you can look for pollen and forecast data by location. You can also set up notifications on the Google app for when the pollen count is high. If you want to turn these on, search for...