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The Solution for Stuffy, Stale Air

The Solution for Stuffy, Stale Air

If you’ve ever walked into your home, wrinkled your nose and thought, “What is that smell?” then you might be suffering from SHD: stale house disorder. Okay, so that’s not a real disorder, but it can happen to anyone. And bad odors – particularly stale ones – can be tricky to get rid of, especially if you’d rather not use chemical-laden solutions or blanket your home with artificial fragrances to cover up the smell. Since homes today are built to be…

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How Fall and Winter Weather Can Affect Your Breathing

How Fall and Winter Weather Can Affect Your Breathing

If you’re one of the 25 million Americans with asthma, then you’re probably well-versed with the triggers you have to watch out for. Walking past the fragrance counter, visiting your friend who has 4 cats, or visiting your struggling actor cousin who lives in LA (cough *smog* cough) can send you running for your inhaler or nebulizer. But depending on where you live — and what the weather’s been like that year — the four seasons can bring their own hurdles…

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10 Ways to Banish Dust From Your Home

10 Ways to Banish Dust From Your Home

Dust in your home is a lot of things: unsightly, unhealthy, and downright disastrous if you or a family member suffers with allergies or asthma. Dust – of both the indoor and outdoor variety – is a natural occurrence, but a mostly unwelcome one. Believe it or not, the particular dust in your home is customized, by none other than you and those who live in your house with you (both humans and four-legged friends). Varying factors like climate, your…

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Cleaner Air Can Mean Healthier Kids

Cleaner Air Can Mean Healthier Kids

  Smog: a combination of the words smoke and fog. While fog is mostly moisture, smog typically refers to dense air pollution caused by motor vehicle exhaust fumes. Smog is compounded in areas with higher populations where individuals drive cars on long commutes to and from work everyday.   The ride may include passing by factories and industrial plants with smoke stacks pumping out thick clouds of smoke. This kind of pollution can saturate the atmosphere with all sorts of…

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