Here at The Alkalol Company, we are obsessed with everything that happens in the world of sinus health. We monitor the latest cold, flu, and allergy news. We pay close attention to breakthrough treatments and medicines. And, of course, we’re always searching for the best health tips and natural remedies.
Since 1896, we’ve had a passion for sinus health and now we’d like to share it with you! So every Friday, we’re going to try to boost your sinus health knowledge with news items, articles, tips, and remedies that caught the attention of The Alkalol Company staff throughout the week.
Here’s the seventh edition of This Week in Sinus Health!
1. Want The Flu? Move To Nevada:
People living in Nevada were more likely to have the flu last year than residents of any other state, according to new information released by Gallup, outlining which states have the highest and lowest instances of U.S. adults saying they had the flu or a cold on any given day last year.
2. Sniffing And Sneezing? It Could Be Winter Allergies:
As we transition from winter to spring, it can be tough to know if those congestion symptoms are due to a cold or allergies. The Washington Post has some timely tips on how to tell if it’s yet another cold or your first bout with allergies in 2014.
3. Are Allergies Really Worse In Certain Parts Of The U.S.?
Despite common belief, allergy prevalence is actually about the same in all regions of the United States, according to a new study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. It’s a surprising finding for many. “Before this study, if you would have asked 10 allergy specialists if allergy prevalence varied depending on where people live, all 10 of them would have said yes, because allergen exposures tend to be more common in certain regions of the U.S.,” Dr. Darryl Zeldin, M.D., the scientific director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, said in a statement.
4. Four Things To Think About As Allergy Season Approaches:
Continuing with the allergy theme, here are four things from MainStreet.com to think about as you prepare for the start of the spring allergy season.
5. How Retailers Are Predicting Your Cold & Flu Spending Habits:
An interesting inside look at how the cough and cold team at Walgreens uses a mixture of technology and some old wives tales to make sure their stores are stocked with just the right assortment of products for the next time you get sick.
Have a healthy weekend!
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