Everyday, children are exposed to different kinds of health hazards, some of which cannot be seen by the naked eye. Air pollutants are perfect examples of the invisible enemies that threaten the health of children and adults—even if they are in a place where they are supposed to be safe, like a school.
Millions of Americans across the country suffer from different forms of allergies. Some of these are seasonal, like pollen-related allergies, while others are caused by creatures that go unseen by the naked eye.
A study has shown that exposure to dust mites is the main cause of respiratory illnesses in Singapore. According to researchers from the National University of Singapore and the country’s national research agency, the discovery comes with potential implications for the management of allergic rhinitis and asthma in tropical urban environments. Yahoo News Singapore provides Read More
Dust mites can easily cause allergic reactions in anyone sensitive enough to pollutants. Did you know that they could be lingering in your furnace or air conditioner at any given time, and that you must find ways to keep them out of your HVAC appliances? Before you go ahead and buy the best furnace filters Read More
Winter is the season when the central theme of almost every party is a roaring fire in the hearth, and while it is a cozy sight, it nevertheless poses health risks. Having several people share air in one sitting (or setting) all at once carries the possibility that the confined air may become contaminated, and Read More
San Antonio immunology experts remind people suffering from allergies to look closer to home to find the cause. To ensure that people are not “sleeping with the enemies”, Drs. Edward Brooks and Theodore Freeman recommended a simple and effective measure that addresses the issue at its root: bedroom accessories. In an article posted on The Read More
Most people are under the impression that environmental allergens can only be found outside the home. As discussed in an article from NBC11news.com, allergy problems also develop indoors, especially now that more people are spending time inside the home. “As people spend more time indoors with the cold temperatures, allergists said indoor allergy symptoms could Read More
People suffering from allergies have plenty of things to consider when they’re spending time outdoors. A light breeze can introduce a whiff of pollen, airborne pollutants may be present in the area, or extreme changes in weather can occur—all triggering an allergic reaction. The quality of air plays a huge factor in inducing an allergy Read More
The holiday season is in the past, so most everyone is back to their normal routines and tasks. One of these tasks may include cleaning the home. Thus, some homeowners will make sure to clean the windows, wash the linens, vacuum the carpets, or everything else that gathers dirt.
When in search of the best furnace filters that get rid of allergy-causing particles, some people face a dilemma. A high-efficiency filter keeps away dust particles, but it can sometimes impede airflow. Meanwhile, a low-efficiency one offers good air flow, but unfortunately, it does not filter out dirt well at times.