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  • 5 Habits that are bad for your indoor air quality

    5 Habits that are bad for your indoor air quality

    School is starting, but warm weather means we are still spending more time outside and keeping windows open as much as possible. However, it doesn’t mean we are safe from poor indoor air quality at home. In fact, indoor air may be more ...

  • Flood cleanup – watch out for mold and poor IAQ

    Flood cleanup – watch out for mold and poor IAQ

    Clean up with air quality in mind Flooding can strike anywhere around waterways, especially in the spring, when lakes and rivers swell up with melt-water. This year, major floods have already hit areas in North and South America and other parts of ...

  • 6 Surprising sources of chemical exposure

    6 Surprising sources of chemical exposure

    6 Surprising sources of chemical exposureWe may be careful with that bottle of bleach, can of paint or the ominous bottle of unknown chemical solution found in the basement. But what about everyday actions that may expose us unknowingly to ...

  • 5 ways to keep asthma in check

    5 ways to keep asthma in check

    Asthma rates have been on the rise for some time - in 2009 nearly 1 in 12 Americans were diagnosed with the long-term inflammatory disease that restricts airways and makes it difficult to breathe. Other symptoms include coughing, wheezing and chest ...

  • Company makes ink out of India’s air pollution

    Company makes ink out of India’s air pollution

    India’s dirty secret has a silver lining: The air pollution that is affecting millions of people in the country’s traffic-jammed cities can be turned into creative human expression with the help of a clever invention. A team of four ...

  • Smudging, the why, the where and possible health concerns

    Smudging, the why, the where and possible health concerns

    Traditions serve an important function to keep a culture’s history and to engage the community. Rituals that include smoke or incense are widespread and can be found in Buddhist temples across Asia, the Roman Catholic and Greek Orthodox ...

  • How good air quality and a healthy routine can help you sleep better

    How good air quality and a healthy routine can help you sleep better

    The importance of a good night’s rest can’t be overstated. There is a reason why depriving someone of sleep is a form of torture. Humans need regular periods of quality sleep to recharge, process the day’s experiences, file away ...

  • Documentary highlights the dangers of air pollution

    Documentary highlights the dangers of air pollution

    “Under the Dome" showcases huge problem in China The “fog” blanketing China most days used to be thought of as a natural weather phenomenon that couldn’t be helped. But since 2012, the words “smog”, ...

  • Healthy ways to keep out critters and bugs

    Healthy ways to keep out critters and bugs

    Let’s face it: Most people hate pesky invaders in their home. But that seldom stops critters and bugs to find a way in. When temperatures drop, a natural response is to seek warmer and cozier surroundings -- not just for people but for all ...

  • Air pollution in China disrupts flights

    Air pollution in China disrupts flights

    You know you have a problem when the smog gets so bad even airplanes can’t land safely anymore. This is what happened last month, when an airplane coming from Japan had close to zero visibility as it was trying to land in Beijing. There was ...

  • MCS -- is it still an issue?

    MCS -- is it still an issue?

    At AllerAir, we often get questions about environmental illnesses and chemical sensitivities. Those not be affected by everyday chemicals may dismiss the notion of a chemical sensitivity disorder altogether. Others need more evidence or research. ...

  • 10 easy fixes for indoor air

    10 easy fixes for indoor air

    Colder temperatures are upon us, and most people keep windows and doors shut to keep the chill out. But in closed-off rooms and homes, indoor air contaminants build up over time. The problem? Poor air quality has been linked to health effects in ...

  • The power of prevention

    The power of prevention

    Most people already try to eat well to avoid gaining weight. They keep active to avoid getting rusty and they swallow vitamins to stave off colds… the power of prevention is ingrained in the majority of people, and they wholeheartedly follow ...

  • Air quality one of many risk factors for IVF

    Air quality one of many risk factors for IVF

    Pregnancy is a complex process in the best possible scenario - two people deciding to have a baby and conceiving naturally. Even then, many things can go wrong. There is truth in sayings such as “babies are miracles.” But what if a ...

  • Living near a fracking well means more asthma attacks

    Living near a fracking well means more asthma attacks

    It`s probably telling that the word ‘fracking’ sounds just shy of a curse word. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that people who live near active, unconventional natural gas wells operated by ...

  • Air pollution facts, 5 pollution facts you should know!

    Air pollution facts, 5 pollution facts you should know!

    Air Pollution Facts Most Don`t Know The air we breathe becomes polluted for many reasons. Emissions from cars and trucks, chemicals from industrial production and that list can go on. Many people consider themselves air pollution experts -it is ...

  • Chemicals hampering our ability to have children

    Chemicals hampering our ability to have children

    If you’re of that age when everyone around you seems to be popping out a new edition to the family, you may also have noticed a disturbing trend; many young couples are also having difficulty conceiving. Yes, we are waiting longer to have ...

  • Bad air at home linked to poor performance at school

    Bad air at home linked to poor performance at school

    EPA Warns Indoor Air More Concerning  That polluted haze that can be seen over the horizon, acting like a beacon and reminding you what should already be common sense and well understood: dirty air is not good for your health. That is the ...

  • World`s largest air purifier produces gem stones

    World`s largest air purifier produces gem stones

    How Clean Air Produces Jewelry Cleaner air has never been this rewarding. Well, let’s face it, clean air alone is its own reward - something everyone should try and make an effort and do their part. Daan Roosegaarde, a designer from ...

  • Toxics and health: 8 documentaries you need to see

    Toxics and health: 8 documentaries you need to see

    Powerful films provide information to keep your family safe Most of us turn on the TV to relax after a busy day or to catch up on the day’s events. That is just fine, but if you haven’t discovered the power of well-made documentaries ...