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March 26, 2014

Springtime allergy season may be delayed a few weeks this year, kicking into high gear in early April as opposed to late March due to a 2013-2014 winter characterized by extremely low temperatures and heavy snow storms.

Springtime allergy season may be delayed a few weeks this year, kicking into high gear in early April as opposed to late March due to a 2013-2014 winter characterized by extremely low temperatures and heavy snow storms. 

March 21, 2014

Danish pharmaceutical group Alk Abello, in association with Merck, expects to start selling its new dust mite allergy tablet in the United States in 2017, according to a Reuters report published Thursday.

NEW YORK — Danish pharmaceutical group Alk Abello, in association with Merck, expects to start selling its new dust mite allergy tablet in the United States in 2017, according to a Reuters report published Thursday

House dust mite-allergy is associated with allergic asthma and affects more than 30 million Americans.

March 20, 2014

Procter & Gamble on Thursday announced that its brand Febreze has partnered with the Weather Channel’s newest anchor Sam Champion, host of “America’s Morning Headquarters with Sam Champion,” to educate consumers on the connection between the outdoor pollen count and allergens found in the home.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble on Thursday announced that its brand Febreze has partnered with the Weather Channel’s newest anchor Sam Champion, host of “America’s Morning Headquarters with Sam Champion,” to educate consumers on the connection between the outdoor pollen count and allergens found in the home.

November 6, 2013

Cockroaches and rodents are common allergy and asthma triggers in the wintertime, according to a statement released Tuesday by the National Pest Management Association.

FAIRFAX, Va. — Cockroaches and rodents are common allergy and asthma triggers in the wintertime, according to a statement released Tuesday by the National Pest Management Association. 

Citing the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, NPMA reported that cockroach allergens are present in 63% of American homes and mouse allergens in 82%. The number of homes containing cockroach allergens increases to as many as 78% to 98%, respectively, in urban areas.

March 5, 2013

Sam's Club will offer free allergy and health screenings at all of its stores that operate pharmacies, the club retailer said.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam's Club will offer free allergy and health screenings at all of its stores that operate pharmacies, the club retailer said.

The screenings will take place late Saturday morning and into the afternoon, and include up to $200 worth of tests, including allergy screenings for milk, eggs, pet dander, mold, dust mites, wheat, ragweed, mountain cedar, Bermuda grass and Timothy grass, as well as tests for blood pressure, body mass index and vision.

August 16, 2012

Design Weave USA on Wednesday introduced a patented anti-bedbug and anti-dust mite dryer sheet under the Rest Easy brand.

JAMESBURG, N.J. — Design Weave USA on Wednesday introduced a patented anti-bedbug and anti-dust mite dryer sheet under the Rest Easy brand.

According to the company, the dryer sheets naturally kill and repel bedbugs and dust mites. The dryer sheets are EPA exempt, according to the company.

“The dryer sheets work in your dryer to add the protection from a micro-encapsulated process to your bedding, effective for a full week of protection,” Design Weave USA VP product development and marketing Dan Harris said.
 

May 26, 2011

A recent Quest Diagnostics "Health Trends Report" released Wednesday raised the possibility that men have a higher risk for allergies than women or that men, as a function of their gender, require different reporting standards when evaluated for allergies with increasingly used blood tests.

MADISON, N.J. — A recent Quest Diagnostics "Health Trends Report" released Wednesday raised the possibility that men have a higher risk for allergies than women or that men, as a function of their gender, require different reporting standards when evaluated for allergies with increasingly used blood tests.

Prior research had suggested just the opposite — that women experienced allergies more frequently than men.

March 10, 2011

This weekend, Sam's Club is offering free allergy health screenings in select locations across the country.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — This weekend, Sam's Club is offering free allergy health screenings in select locations across the country.

Sam's Club said that its allergy tests, which are valued at $500, will screen participants for allergies to house and dust mites, cats, timothy grass, Bermuda grass, mountain cedar, short ragweed, alternaria (mold), milk, egg whites and wheat.

October 19, 2010

Allergy Technologies has developed mattress liners that are designed to kill bed bugs within 72 hours....

AMBLER, Pa. Allergy Technologies has developed mattress liners that are designed to kill bed bugs within 72 hours.

The breathable, thin ActiveGuard mattress liners can be installed onto a mattress or box spring by one person in less than a minute. The liners are comfortable and provide security that no other mattress covering or product can deliver, and they are ideal for college dorms and household use, Allergy Technologies said.