Vaccine for Dust Mite Allergies Developed

People who suffer from allergies to dust mites know that there is little to no relief during the worst times of year. The body reacts to the foreign substance and can cause difficulty breathing in about 45 percent of those who suffer from asthma. Much of the treatments are temporary, such as using an inhaler or daily allergy medications, and others are pure misery. The … [Read more...]

September Asthma Survival

Asthma rates for children reach their peak in mid-September, according to experts’ studies. Children return to school and are exposed to new viruses and bacteria that can worsen asthma symptoms. Another factor that can add to the problem is the fall allergen, ragweed. The switch of environments – from outdoors to indoor – and the change in temperature also may cause asthma … [Read more...]

New Biozone AirCare Air Purifiers Review and Testing

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A few weeks ago Biozone released their next generation air purifiers, the Biozone AirCare series. We were pretty excited to hear this since it has been some time since we saw anything new out of Biozone. We have been able to test one of the models (the PR10) for 10 days. In this review, I will talk about the technology in general, walk you through the new features, and discuss … [Read more...]

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Detailed Look at the Filters

IQAir HealthPro Plus: Detailed Look at the Filters

In depth look at the filters of the IQAir HealthPro Plus. I also demonstrate how to remove the filters for replacement. This unit has four stages of filtration: PreMax Filter, Carbon, Chemisorption, and "HyperHEPA". These are each described along with the overall operation of the unit. Hey, everybody. We’re back again with the IQAir HealthPro Plus air purifier. We did … [Read more...]

IQAir HealthPro Plus Demonstration & Review

IQAir HealthPro Plus Demonstration & Review

We review the popular IQAir HealthPro Plus air purifier. Along with the overall description of the unit, I run it on three different settings so you can get an idea of how quiet the unit is. Before you invest in any air purifier/filter, I strongly recommend that you watch this video so you can get an idea how the IQAir unit functions and how it can solve your air quality … [Read more...]

Skin Health Solutions: Choice of OTC Retinol or Prescription Retin-A

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Multiple studies published by the Journal of the American Medical Association show the effectiveness of vitamin A for addressing many skin problems. Topical use of vitamin A is understood to hasten cell maturation and correct oxidation damage. New cells are healthier, and rapid turnover in cells reduces potential for further damage. Like every vitamin, vitamin A is … [Read more...]

Cycle of Obesity In Children

In a study of 47 same-sex sibling pairs overweight and obese children were more likely to overeat when give snack food options, even after eating a meal until full. Read More: Penn Nursing Science - You Have to Eat Except When You're Not Hungry … [Read more...]

Roadway Air Pollution Linked to Childhood Asthma

Reasearch conducted by the Swiss Tropical and Publich Health Institute of Sonoma Technology Inc examined linkage between traffic related air pollution and childhood asthma.  The study suggests that almost 10% of childhood asthma in LA County can be attributed to roadway air polution in homes within 75 meters of a busy road. Read More: EHP – Near-Roadway Pollution … [Read more...]

Research Indicates Sharp Life Expectancy Decline Among Low Educated Whites

A study examines the impact of race and education on life expecancy.  Results include a widening gap based on race and education. Read More: Differences In Life Expectancy … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Losing Weight the Right Way

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Crash diets and fad exercise programs may be popular ways to lose weight, but they are often ineffective and unhealthy. The body responds better to slow changes to diet and fitness, and healthy dieters understand that weight loss is more of a lifestyle change than a temporary fix. This understanding is important for everyone, but especially so for people with thyroid issues who … [Read more...]