Tag: allergies

Trivia Thursday: How much do you REALLY know about ragweed?

Ragweed season is in full swing and will affect about 10 to 20 percent of Americans. How much do you know about these pollen producing plants? Test your knowledge and learn how to best avoid some of the annoying and painful symptoms! Ragweed grows in rural areas and does not affect people living in urban … Continued

Cockroaches in School = More Allergens

Did you know cockroaches raise the allergen load in the air? This isn’t good for air quality, but it’s especially problematic for children with asthma. As the nation’s youth heads back to school this month and next, it’s important that administrators, teachers and parents are aware of the reasons why proper integrated pest management (IPM) … Continued

National Lawn Care Month – What can your lawn do for you?

April is National Lawn Care Month and that means it is time for you to get outside and starting working on your lawn and garden.  A lawn can do more than just be a source of pride for American homeowners. A lush, green lawn can reduce allergies, boost real estate value and lower the amount … Continued

Allergy Season is Here

Are you affected by allergy season and spring’s high pollen counts? Well, you aren’t the only one. A USA Today article, “Seasonal allergies emerging,” reported that at least 10 percent of Americans have seasonal allergies to tree, grass, and ragweed pollens.  An estimated 60 million people in the U.S. are afflicted with allergy symptoms, such … Continued

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