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Fall just might be the best time of year for travel.  From fewer crowds to off-season pricing, there are a lot of reasons why you’d want to plan a trip over the next few months.  But fall travel also brings a different set of concerns and challenges that you’ll want to consider.  Read on to learn how you can make the most of a family vacation or weekend getaway this fall.   Pack for the season. Fall weather can change quickly and be difficult to predict. Be prepared by bringing items you can layer, which take up less space in...

At PURE, we aim to provide you with the freshest and most comfortable hotel rooms wherever your travels take you.  That’s why we’ve teamed up with Red Roof Inn to offer more PURE options in more places than ever before!  You can now find our hypoallergenic rooms in Locust Grove, GA at the Red Roof Inn. Conveniently located just off Interstate 75, the Red Roof Inn Locust Grove is a short drive south of Atlanta.  Whether you’re stopping by on your way to Macon and points further south or just want easy and affordable accommodations outside the city, the Red Roof...

Whether you’re traveling for work or taking a family vacation, you want a hotel that makes you feel at home near the places you’ve come to see. The Courtyard Louisville Airport provides travelers with both easy access to the city and an exceptional level of comfort, including the option of our brand new PURE Wellness Rooms! Located just off the interstate and less than a mile from the airport, the Courtyard makes getting in and out of Louisville a breeze. At the same time, the Courtyard Louisville Airport is also close to downtown and some of the city’s best attractions like...

    Ideally situated in the heart of D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, The St. Gregory Hotel provides luxurious accommodations and unbeatable access to the city’s best cultural and historic offerings.  We’re pleased to announce that The St. Gregory Hotel now offers guests the option of PURE Wellness Rooms, which provide superior comfort and relaxation during your next visit to the nation’s capital. The St. Gregory Hotel combines sumptuous design with impeccable service to immerse travelers in D.C. life while they’re in town.  Entering the hotel’s handsome and striking lobby, which features an inviting, dual-sided fireplace, you’ll immediately notice the attention to detail and quality that...

Asthma Attacks Down Among Children--  But More Can Still Be Done  First, the good news.  A new report from the Centers for Disease Control found that the number of children with asthma who experienced an attack is down from 62% in 2001 to 54% is 2016.  During this time, kids with asthma also missed fewer days of school and were hospitalized less frequently because of their symptoms. But with more than half of kids with asthma experiencing one or more attacks, this unfortunately means that they are still the norm.  There’s a lot more we can do to provide all children with...

When it’s cold, dark and snowy outside, it can be difficult to find the motivation to keep up your normal exercise routine.  You may be tempted to stay on the couch all winter but bad weather is no reason to neglect your health.  In fact, physical activity can give you more energy, boost your mood and help fight the winter blues. Try some of these fun and easy fitness tips to help you stay in shape until spring! Play in the snow.  Embrace the season and feel like a kid again with some unstructured time outdoors.  Work up a sweat by sledding,...

Essential oils are a popular health trend that people are using to treat everything from muscle aches to depression to diabetes.  Can essential oils also help alleviate asthma and allergy symptoms?  Here are some things to know before you get started. Essential oils are a highly concentrated form of natural, organic compounds found in plants.  There are countless varieties of essential oils such as rose, lavender, oregano and blue chamomile.  Each is believed to have specific properties that can help treat a particular ailment or set of symptoms. One of the most common ways to use essential oils is with a diffuser. ...

Have you gotten your flu vaccine yet?  Everyone is encouraged to get vaccinated but the Centers for Disease Control recommends it particularly for people with chronic respiratory conditions like asthma.  Because of the greater risk of serious complications from the flu, it’s important that more people with asthma receive the flu shot this year. One obstacle to vaccination has been egg allergies.  The flu vaccine is manufactured with chicken eggs and contains trace amounts of the egg protein ovalbumin.  The risk of exposure to this allergenic substance led the CDC to recommend that people with egg allergies seek out non-egg flu...

Is it too early to say, Happy Holidays?  Now that Thanksgiving is less than a week away, we don’t think so! Many of us will be hosting guests at some point this season and the first step in having a great time is to make sure that everyone is comfortable.  Whether you’re concerned about your guests with asthma or food or environmental allergies, our guide to allergy-friendly holiday planning will help ensure your Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas party is a big success! Inquire about food allergies.  Just as you’d ask about other dietary restrictions like vegetarian or Kosher, don’t hesitate to contact...

We do our best to take care of our health.  Still, most of us are likely to feel at least a little sick at some point over the next few months.  Whether it’s a minor cold or a more serious case of the flu, all you want is relief from your symptoms and to get over it as soon as possible. You know it’s important to drink lots of fluids and get plenty of rest when you’re not feeling well.  Here are a few more natural ways you can feel better faster the next time you have a cold or the...