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Stinging Insect Allergies: Bees and Wasps

Check out our comprehensive pages to help keep your home free these pests.

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Back Decks: The Safe Way to Work with Woods, Stains

Hankering for a handsome back deck? Here’s the low-down on the healthy way to work with woods.

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Miley Cyrus Hospitalized After Serious Allergic Reaction

Miley Cyrus was hospitalized for a serious allergic reaction to an antibiotic

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Mold: What Are Its Effects on Health?

Molds are fungi that exist almost everywhere in the outdoors – and inside, they’re a common component of household dust. But mold can become a nightmare when there’s a large amount and it’s busily forming colonies in your home. Like any pollens, dust and other airborne allergens, mold can cause a host of reactions in […]

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Tips to Stop a Mold Problem

  Clean up any leaks or spills right away. If moisture is removed within 24-48 hours of appearing, mold is unlikely to grow. Check your roof and repair or replace it immediately if you detect a leak; also repair any cracks or openings in your siding, and make sure your rain gutters are clear of […]

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How To: Get a Hold on Mold

If you’ve got allergies or asthma, mold in the home is bad news. Fortunately, this handy how-to-guide from Allergic Living magazine will spare you from the spores. It’s the houseguest you never want – and one of the toughest to send packing. Especially in damp climates, indoor mold is one of the most common and […]

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Prison Allergy Death Sparks $10 Million Lawsuit

(October 10, 2013) The mother of a young man who died of a suspected allergic reaction in a Washington State jail is launching a lawsuit against the county for $10 million. Michael Saffioti, 22, landed in the Snohomish County Jail on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge in July of 2012. He was expected to appear […]

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Designer Homes Get Allergy-Friendly, Green and Gorgeous

Our Allergic Living columnist discovers four outstanding residences that incorporate allergy and air quality considerations, green sensibility and, of course, great looks.

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The Safe Way to Clean Your House with Allergies, Asthma

Don’t be fooled by cool containers, fresh scents and disinfecting muscle. Here’s how to clean – without polluting your air. For many people with allergies and asthma, regular cleaning can help keep symptoms at bay; and there’s nothing quite like giving your home a thorough once-over. But depending on what products you use, that sheen […]

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Lessons From a Teen Food Allergy Tragedy

Thirteen-year-old Natalie Giorgi was camping with a group of families in Sacramento, California on July 27, 2013 when she ate a single bite of a Rice Krispies square. The peanut-allergic teen thought it tasted “funny”, and spat it out. The taste turned out to be peanut butter. At first Natalie didn’t show any symptoms and […]

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