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At PURE, we believe you shouldn’t have to sacrifice quality and comfort for price. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the Red Roof PLUS+ Raleigh NCSU Conference Center to bring you our fresh, hypoallergenic hotel rooms at a price you can afford. If you’ve never stayed in a Red Roof PLUS+, you’ll find that these hotels bring superior comfort, service and ambiance to the company’s line of budget-friendly options. The properties feature updated, modern design with sleek lines, stylish decor and attractive landscaping.  Red Roof PLUS+ hotels also offer added amenities like large, ergonomic workstations, premium hard flooring and upgraded linens and towels. Our...

Talking with Kids About Health and Wellness You know how important it is to devote time, energy and resources to your health.  But what about your children and your family? Many of us expect our kids will naturally adopt our own attitudes about healthy living despite the fact that they are often presented with unhealthy options and negative messages about nutrition, exercise, body image and mental health. It can be difficult to know how to talk to kids about their health.  That’s why we’ve put together this list of proven, effective strategies to help kids develop and manage their own healthy lifestyles at...

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! The addition of PURE Wellness Rooms at the Courtyard Louisville Airport now provides travelers with an even greater degree of comfort and flexibility. These rooms feature premium wellness amenities and are comprehensively treated to make them fresher, healthier and more relaxing. If you’re concerned about...

When the seasons change, it’s a great time to focus on your heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system to help prevent asthma and allergies.  HVAC systems handle, filter and circulate all the air we breathe, making them essential for avoiding exposure to allergens.  An HVAC system that is regularly cleaned and serviced will reduce your symptoms to help you relax, feel comfortable and get a better night’s sleep. Replace air-filters regularly.  This is necessary to ensure your HVAC system is working effectively and efficiently.  Install new air-filters according to the manufacturer’s instructions or at least every two months.  It’s as easy as...

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...

    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...

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...

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...

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. ...