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All articles from: April, 2013

For seasonal allergy sufferers, rain can bring a brief respite from symptoms

Rain can reduce the impact of pollen by washing out these particles and causing flower heads to become wet, which slows down their ability to disperse the allergen.

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Spring cleaning tips that are good for the environment.

While giving your house its annual deep cleaning this spring, it’s important to consider your own health as well as what’s best for the environment. Here are some tips that will help you keep this yearly ritual as green as possible.

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Helpful tips for parents of children with seasonal allergies

“If your child’s allergy symptoms are interfering with his or her daily life, there is no reason to let the child suffer,” pediatric allergist Dr. Joyce Rabbit said in a Loyola University Health System press release. “Allergy symptoms are very treatable. Some people think it’s just something they need to ‘live with’ but that’s not the case.”

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Did you know that your pets may be allergic to pollen?

During this time of the year, however, it’s important to remember that humans aren’t the only ones who can become uncomfortable when in the presence of pollen. In addition to treating your seasonal allergies, there are signs to look out for in your pets that may indicate that they are suffering, as well.

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