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Face Masks

Six Tips to Buying or Making a Face Mask

By Naomi Bergner

As people try to limit their exposure to harmful airborne particles, face masks are a practical choice. With many individuals wanting to or required to use face masks in public, it is often a challenge to decide which type to use a…

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Lung Cancer

Does Vitamin B6 Lower the Risk of Lung Cancer?

By Dr. Kristie

One of the many risks of smoking cigarettes is an increased risk of lung cancer. The statistics are sobering. A man who smokes until age seventy-five has a sixteen percent chance of dying of this disease that slowly destroy…

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Household Chemicals

Harmful Chemicals in Fragrances and Cleaning Products

How does your home smell? Are you using an air freshener or diffuser, or perhaps burning a scented candle? Have you been cleaning with products that have a clean, fresh scent? A quick look in any supermarket will tell you there's a hug…

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Air Purifying Plants

Can Indoor Plants Filter out Toxins in the Air?

By The Air Purifier

If you're looking for ways to improve your indoor air quality, you might consider using indoor plants. Indoor air pollution is an ongoing concern because it can lead to health problems like Allergies, Asthma, Sinus Infecti…

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What You Need to Know About an Air Purifying Humidifier

By beconrad

Year after year, one of the most consistent problems reported by homeowners is that of dry indoor air.  This dry indoor air problem tends to be most noticeable in the winter months, when the home tends to remain tightly cl…

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Pneumonitis

Do you have Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis?

By The Air Purifier

This is an allergic reaction that causes inflammation in and around the air sacs of the lungs. This reaction can be caused by small organisms like dust, mold spores and chemicals. Most people exposed to small amounts of …

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Carpet Cleaner

Four Tips for Steam Cleaning Your Carpet

By Althea Warburton

Steam cleaning has many advantages over using chemical solutions when it comes to cleaning your carpet. Surface cleaners leave potentially toxic residue in your carpets, and don't provide the deep-down clean that a proper steam …

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Ionic Air Purifier

Ionic Air Purifiers and the Benefits of Ionized Air

By Jamie Sue Austin

For those of us that suffer from allergies and asthma air purifiers are necessities. But choosing an air purifier can be complicated as there are many different types available.  The newest innovation is the ionic …

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Symptoms Mold Allergy

Dangers of Mold Spores on Your Health

By The Air Purifier

If you have an allergy to mold, its presence in your home can make you feel miserable. More importantly, though, mold spores can impact your health negatively, making it difficult to enjoy the activities that you love to do. The sym…

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Post Nasal Drip

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Post-Nasal Drip: What Causes it & What Cures it?

By Dr. Kristie

If you experience a persistent cough and often feel mucous collecting in the back of the throat, you may be suffering from a common condition known as post-nasal drip or post-nasal drainage. The symptoms of post-nasal drip are…

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High Humidity

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The Risks of Too Much Home Humidity

By Dr. Kristie

Is the humidity level in your home too high or too low? Many people live in houses where the humidity isn’t ideal for health. If the humidity level in a home is too low, it can dry out the throat and nasal membranes, which increases the ri…

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Aspergillus Fumigatus

Vitamin D may Prevent Asthma Complications

By Dr. Kristie

Asthma is a difficult disease, especially for those who participate in sports - and most asthmatics would love to have a natural alternative to reduce their risk of asthma attacks. Vitamin D for asthma has shown promise for improvin…

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

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Natural Treatments for Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

By Dr. Kristie

It’s that time of year when environmental allergies start to make their appearance. The sneezingrunny nose, and watery eyes can make for a very unpleasant warm weather experience. Unfortunately, traditional medications …

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Radon Gas

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What Home Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Radon

By Jayne Thompson

An invisible gas may by slowing your home transaction down. You can't smell it or taste it, and you can't predict which type of home will have it. New or old homes, insulated or drafty, second floor or in the basement…

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Dry Cough

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Five Little Known Causes of Dry Cough

By Dr. Kristie

Are you experiencing an annoying, dry cough? While a dry cough can come from a variety of causes including upper respiratory infections, sinusitis, colds, and flu, and even more serious problems such as tuberculosis, pneumonia, and cance…

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Incense Smoke

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The Hidden Dangers of Incense Smoke

By Dr. Kristie

It smells so rejuvenating when it feels the room with its sweet scent, but incense smoke may have a darker side. Incense smoke is increasingly being scrutinized as a causative factor in respiratory disease, particularly cancer of the re…

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Asbestos Exposure

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3 Ways to Prevent Asbestos Exposure ruining Your Health

By The Air Purifier

Today, we know that asbestos, a fibrous type of mineral, causes cancer and other health problems. Mesothelioma is the most common result of long term exposure to Asbestos and it could take years before symptoms…

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Humidifier

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Using a Humidifier this Winter

By Jacob Walnut

It is cold out, possibly below freezing, and the dryness of the winter air, along with the additional dryness caused by forced air heating turned up high, can be a health risk, as well as plain old irritating. Dry skin, congestion, and the in…

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Portable Air Conditioner

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5 Things to consider when choosing a Portable Air Conditioner

By The Air Purifier

A portable air conditioner can seem like a great idea when you are renting a place or don't want to do any permanent modifications to your home. Perhaps you don't want an air conditioner to block your window,…

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Carbon Monoxide

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3 Safety Tips for Carbon Monoxide

By The Air Purifier

An invisible gas that can kill, carbon monoxide is responsible for thousands of hospital visits and hundreds of deaths each year. In addition to being undetectable by the naked eye, this gas is odorless and tasteless. It builds up insid…

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