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Are You Ready for Pollen Season?   It’s still cold and snowy in many parts of the country but spring allergy season is right around the corner.  In fact, pollen levels are already starting to spike in places like Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.  Make sure you’re prepared for pollen season when it starts where you live. Pollen allergies are the most common outdoor allergies, affecting about 50 million Americans every year.  Pollen  is very difficult to avoid because it is released in highly concentrated amounts and spreads easily through the air.  To make matters worse, climate change seems to be the reason...

PURE Rooms Now Available at the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport   Travelers with asthma or allergies have a healthy new hotel option at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.  The Hilton Garden Inn has just added 10 allergy-friendly PURE Rooms to provide guests with the freshest and most comfortable rooms in the area. Bright and airy decor provide the Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport with a warm and welcoming atmosphere the moment you enter the lobby.  The hotel’s generous amenities include an indoor pool and fitness center, 24-hour business services and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.  These comforts, along with the hotel’s caring and attentive...

Sleep Tips for Business Travelers When you’re traveling for work, it can be difficult to get a good night’s sleep.  Hectic schedules, work-related stress and disruptions to your normal routine can make the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep seem impossible.  But sufficient sleep is essential for work performance no matter where you are.  Read on to find out how you can sleep better while you’re away from home for work. During the Day Sleep problems often start long before it’s time to go to bed.  Business travel unfortunately makes it easy to fall into a bad routine of unhealthy food and a lack...

Probiotics and Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Reduce Child Allergies    Looking for ways to prevent allergies?  A new study has found that women who take probiotics and fish oil while they are pregnant  can significantly lower their children’s chance of developing allergies later in life. The study was conducted at the Imperial College of London where researchers looked at data from 1.5 million women across more than 400 prior studies.  While experts have long believed that a woman’s diet during pregnancy plays an important role in children’s future health, this study was the first comprehensive analysis of the evidence. The findings were promising...

Do You Know Your Asthma Triggers?   Most people understand that exercise and other strenuous activity can cause their asthma to flare up.  But have you ever experienced sudden asthma symptoms and weren’t sure what caused them?  This is common among people with asthma, which can be triggered by a variety of factors. If you’re not always aware of what brings on your symptoms, it can be a good idea to keep a quick asthma journal.  When you notice symptoms, even if they are subtle, note the date and time and write down any key information about your surroundings and what you are...

Escape Allergy Season at the Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Town Center    If you’ve got spring on your mind, why not plan a warm weather getaway to sunny Virginia Beach?  The Hilton Garden Inn Town Center has recently added 12 new allergy-friendly PURE Rooms to ensure your visit is comfortable and relaxing this allergy season. The Hilton Garden Inn is centrally located in Town Center, Virginia Beach’s upscale downtown area.  You’ll be within walking distance of high-end retail, dining, entertainment and other nightlife options.  Experience world-class theater, music and ballet at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts or unwind with a...

Top 5 Allergy-Friendly Destinations for Spring Break   With spring just around the corner, we’re dreaming about a sunny escape to some place a little warmer.  Spring break is the perfect opportunity to dust off the winter blues and look forward to the coming change in the season. While there may still be snow on the ground at home, allergy season is already underway in the warmer parts of the country, especially the Gulf Coast and the Southwest.  When you’re choosing a destination for spring break, you want to know won’t also be getting an early jump on spring allergies.  Here are 5...