Category: Allergies, Asthma & Respiratory

Know How to Avoid Water Injuries and Illnesses

Know How to Avoid Water Injuries and Illnesses

Summer in North Texas is in full swing and hopefully our Shark Week tips helped keep your little ones safe in the water. But wouldn’t you know it, there are plenty of other hazards in our pools, creeks, lakes and oceans that should concern us.

Snakes in the Grass: Know How to Avoid and Treat Snakebites

Snakes in the Grass: Know How to Avoid and Treat Snakebites

I could easily have been a statistic: Already this year in North Texas 25 people have reported being bitten by a snake. That’s two more than at this same time last year and 13 more than in 2014. The weather is most likely responsible for the increase in snakes, with heavy rains last spring followed …

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Know When to Go to the ER for an Allergic Reaction

Know When to Go to the ER for an Allergic Reaction

Allergic reactions. Everybody has one to something, right? If I asked you what percentage of people you think have allergies — whether it’s to peanuts, pollen, penicillin or perfume — I bet you’d say 100 percent.

The Air That You Breathe … Is It Harming You?

The Air That You Breathe … Is It Harming You?

Top Ten Tips to Turn a Hazardous Home into a Healthy Haven. According to the EPA, indoor air quality is one of the top environmental health hazards facing the U.S. today. The potential effects of dust, dander, mold spores, pollen, and viruses are well-known (and icky enough), but what about CO, radon, VOCs and formaldehyde? …

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