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National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month 2024

Every May, a spotlight shines on two common yet often misunderstood conditions: allergies and asthma. Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month is an opportunity to educate patients, family, friends, co-workers, and other people about allergic diseases. As we take a look at this important observance, let’s explore the key aspects of allergy and asthma conditions along […]

Springtime Pollen Release Earlier This Year

So far in 2024, the start of springtime activity has been up to three weeks ahead of schedule in the U.S. Springtime pollen release is heavily shaped by winter and spring temperatures. Plants must be exposed to sufficient warmth to emerge from dormancy, open their flowers, and release pollen. On average, plants release pollen about […]

Make The Christmas Holidays Enjoyable And Asthma-friendly

During the Christmas holiday season the air is filled with joy and excitement. However, for those with asthma, the holiday season can also bring challenges, with triggers such as cold weather, indoor allergens, and stress potentially impacting respiratory health. Winter Wonderland Precautions The winter chill can be a double-edged sword for individuals with asthma. Cold […]

Pollen Count – December 10, 2023

POLLEN COUNT UPDATE: There are LOW concentrations of Trees (Juniper family, Cedar), Weeds (Aster, Cocklebur, etc.) and Mold. Grass is not present.

Pollen Count – November 6, 2023

POLLEN COUNT UPDATE: There are MODERATE concentrations of Trees (Juniper family, Cedar, Elm) and Weeds (Ragweed, Goosefoot, Lamb’s Quarters, Pigweed, Amaranth, Saltbush, Russian Thistle). There are LOW concentrations of Grass and Mold.