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Month: June 2017

8 Tips to Control Allergens in Your Home

8 Tips to Control Allergens in Your Home

Summer’s here and the heat is on! If you’re like most people, this burst of warmth and humidity may keep you more confined in the air-conditioned environment of your home. That may be great news for those of us who suffer, and are impacted by seasonal outdoor allergies, right? But what about the allergies that spike because of what’s in your home? The EPA has posited that indoor pollutant levels can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor levels when it comes…

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5 Best Health Benefiting Gifts to Give Dad

5 Best Health Benefiting Gifts to Give Dad

Father’s Day is almost here! Why not thank Dad with a gift the can benefit his health? Here are some of our recommendations: Excercise Tracker/Heart Rate Monitor: Give Dad the ability to track his health! Get him a wearable technology gadget that can track his sleep, exercise activity, caloric intake, and heart rate. Being able to see his health results everyday can keep him accountable and on the right track for healthy habits! Instructional Lessons: Want to get Dad moving? Why not…

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How to Avoid Germs While Traveling This Summer

How to Avoid Germs While Traveling This Summer

It’s summer — so it’s time to take a vacation! Whether you’re taking a road trip or jetting on an airplane, most of us don’t want to think too much about what all we could be exposed to when we travel, especially when it comes to the super-scary contaminant king E.coli. But it’s everywhere – on transportation, at schools, and even in the sanctuary of our own (seemingly clean) home. In truly disturbing news, two researchers recently discovered that certain…

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Are VOCs Polluting Your Indoor Air?

Are VOCs Polluting Your Indoor Air?

If you’ve ever installed new carpet, repainted your bedroom, or purchased new furniture, then you have most likely – and unwittingly – introduced VOCs into your indoor environment. So what’s a VOC? It stands for volatile organic compound, and the EPA defines it as gases emitted from certain solids or liquids, such as paints, cleaning supplies, pesticides, building materials, furnishings, adhesives, permanent markers and more. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short and long term…

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