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Traveling with Allergies
Your trip has been planned down to the smallest detail and it is time to pack. But what about your allergies? What should you do? You don’t want your allergies to spoil your vacation. First – Be sure to take your medication your doctor has recommended with you. Take your doctor’s and pharmacy’s contact information … More
Is There a Connection Between Increased Use of Central Air Conditioning and Asthma?
Has the rise in central air conditioning led to an increase in asthma in the United States or is this just a coincidence? A recent article claims that the increased use of central air conditioning systems in homes over the past 30 years has led to an increase in asthma. But is this really the … More
Bee Pollen is not for Allergies!
Despite claims about the allergy benefits of bee pollen, there are no studies supporting its efficacy. For some individuals it could create an allergic reaction with dangerous side-effects. Have you seen this headline – “Bee Pollen Can Significantly Reduce or Eliminate Your Allergies?” If so, you have probably also read the statements about a study … More
Odyssey 2-Ball Putter that Became a 1-Ball Putter Finds Solution From the Chicken Ranch aka The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Odyssey 2-Ball Putter Loses Ball but finds a perfect fit replacement from an unlikely source. In a new development in the continuing saga of the Odyssey 2-Ball putter that became a 1-Ball putter, help has arrived from a most unlikely source – the infamous Chicken Ranch of La Grange, Texas. The Chicken Ranch was a … More
Study Finds HEPA Air Purifiers Reduce Cardiovascular Health Risks Associated with Air Pollution
Using HEPA air purifiers in the home is an easy and accessible way to curb heart disease say researchers. Exposure to fine particles in the home can lead to blood vessel inflammation that leads to heart disease. In a recent study Canadian researchers found that HEPA air purifiers can reduce fine particle concentrations inside homes … More
Odyssey 2-Ball Putter Becomes 1-Ball Putter
Callaway Odyssey 2-Ball Putter becomes 1-Ball Putter. The Callaway solution: Buy another putter. During a recent round of golf my trusty Odyssey 2-Ball putter became a 1-Ball putter. To understand that statement you have to look at the putter design. (see picture) The concept is that one aligns the two balls on the putter with … More
Study Shows Ozone Reacts With Nicotine to Create Ultrafine Particles
Berkeley Lab research shows that ozone when used to reduce nicotine odor could create damaging environment for asthmatics. It is a common practice to use ozone generators to remove smoke odors from hotel rooms, casinos, vehicles and other indoor environments. A recent study by researchers with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) raises questions about the … More
Are Portable Air Purifiers Effective for Reducing Indoor Allergens?
A study by researchers at Johns Hopkins provides some interesting insight into the use of air purifiers at reducing indoor allergens. At a recent meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) Johns Hopkins researchers presented findings of tests conducted with three air purifiers in reducing mouse allergens from the air. The … More
Obesity and Asthma May Be Linked
Many individuals who suffer from asthma are also overweight. A number of studies have shown an association between the two. This study confirms that obesity has a direct relationship with the development of asthma.