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20 Ways to Survive Pollen Season (Without Locking Yourself Indoors)

Hello, spring. Hello birds, bees, and blossoms … and sneezes, sniffles and crazy-making itchy eyes. The various types of pollen that make the plant world do its thing in spring are also responsible fo…

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The 10 Worst Cities in the U.S. for Asthma

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger On World Asthma Day, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America named Memphis, Tennessee the new Asthma Capital of the U.S. According to the AAFA, more than 300 mil…

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What’s Your Seasonal Allergies IQ? (Quiz!)

  Ah, springtime. The flowers are blooming, the temperature's rising, people are at long last beginning to enjoy the outdoors again. But there's also a far less pleasant aspect of spring - sea…

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Clutter: How Much Stuff Is Too Much?

The allergy season has me seeing clutter a little more clearly. This morning, through my red and swollen eyes, the thin layer of dust and pollen which has settled over the interior of my home became …

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Beat Spring Allergies with Bacteria

It may sound odd that bacteria can actually reduce allergy symptoms.  But, certain bacteria can reduce inflammation in the body, improve nutrient absorption, and reduce nasal and sinus symptoms linked…

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Are Your Allergies Making You Fat?

By Emily Main, Rodale.com  Allergy season is upon us, and the record pollen levels we're experiencing this year may have you heading to the allergy relief aisle at your local drugstore. But wha…

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When Fresh Air Isn’t

Nothing is better than working up a good sweat in the great outdoors. But when you're breathing hard, you need to be smart about what you're sucking in. By Katherine Bowers, Women's Health …

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Crush Your Allergy Culprits

Strapping on a gas mask and inflating the sterilized bubble that will soon be your new abode? Stop, put down the bicycle pump, and take these easy steps first. From the Editors of Women's Health …

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Sweet Allergy Relief

Along with gorgeous blooms and afternoon sun showers, springtime brings back to millions the visitation of the pollen allergy-induced stuffy nose, teary eyes, sneezes and sore throat.  Over-the-counte…

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