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In order to protect kids from food allergies, Gloucester public schools are considering a district-wide revision of allergy policy before the start of the new school year.
Virginia school systems consider new district-wide allergy policy

Many school districts across the country are proposing revised allergy policies to protect students from harmful triggers. 

Make sure your child's teacher is aware of allergy triggers and symptoms.
How to prepare kids for school and allergies

If you are curious about how to help your kids feel prepared to deal with allergies in the new school year, here are a few tips.

Staying hydrated is a good way to avoid asthma attacks.
How to reduce risk of an asthma attack

Summer days may mean fun in the sun for some, but for asthma and allergy sufferers, they can pose serious health issues.

Allergy Disease News

Consider investing in a reverse osmosis water filtration system.
Something in the water: Lead, nitrate and uranium

Lead, nitrate and uranium in drinking water can cause serious health problems.

Do you know what's in your tap water?
Something in the water: Arsenic, coliform bacteria and copper

Some common water contaminants carry specific and scary health risks. 

Even subtle fragrances in make-up products can cause allergic reactions.
More artificial fragrances may mean more problems for allergy sufferers

For allergy sufferers with sensitivities to artificial fragrances, the world may seem like an increasingly hostile place.

Allergy Product News

Invest in a filtration system to ensure that your drinking water is clean.
Why you should filter your tap water

The water coming out of your tap is monitored by the government, but you may be surprised to learn that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe.

Make sure your college freshman has all the supplies to get off on the right foot.
6 must-have items in college dorms

Now is the time to begin getting your soon-to-be college freshman ready for their new adventure!

Invest in a filtration system for your home to make sure your water is clean and pure.
Why hydration is key to summer health

Remember to drink plenty of water before, during and after those long, lazy afternoons at the park, beach or pool.

Allergy Relief News

Dust mites can infect your bedroom, kitchen and living spaces.
Researchers are developing dust mite vaccine

Researchers at the University of Iowa have discovered and developed a vaccine that helps combat dust-mite allergies by altering the body’s natural response to them.

Drink plenty of water during the hot summer months.
6 tips to beat the summer heat

Follow these tips to stay cool and beat the heat:

A new study is helping children overcome their nut allergies by exposing them to peanuts.
Can peanuts be used to treat nut allergies?

A new program aims to desensitize children to peanut allergies.

Seasonal Allergy News

Pet dander is just one type of allergen that is found indoors.
Indoor air quality could be more harmful than outdoors for allergy sufferers

Old, uncleaned air conditioning and heating units, along with aged carpets, carry allergens like dust, dust mites and animal dander.

If you are taking antihistamines that may impact your ability to drive, don't get behind the wheel.
Use caution when driving after taking antihistamines

Did you know antihistamines may impair your ability to drive?

Believe it or not, seasonal allergies could make you an unsafe driver.
Allergies and driving are potentially deadly combination

A new article in the medical journal Allergy is raising concerns about the risk of driving with seasonal allergies, as experts say it may put everyone on the road in serious danger.

Allergy Infographics

By purchasing a dehumidifier you can help reduce the level of moisture in your home.
Infographic: How humidity affects allergy sufferers and what you can do about it

The good news is, there are plenty of steps that allergy and asthma sufferers can take to keep humidity levels down and eliminate allergens, from purchasing hypoallergenic bedding to using dehumidifiers. To find out more about how you can address each of the problems listed above, check out Allergy Be Gone’s infographic on humidity.

Seasonal allergies can even affect the romantic lives of some people.
Two in five men have encountered romantic problems because of seasonal allergies

A new study released today deals with the impact that seasonal allergies have on the lives of those who suffer from them.

Infographic: Allergy myths dispelled

According to Food Allergy Research and Education, Inc. approximately 15 million Americans have food allergies. One in 13 children has a food allergy, which means that roughly two students in every public school classroom is affected by potentially deadly allergies. It is for these reasons that the school system of Gloucester County in Virginia has begun [...]