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EPA Offers Tools To Help Schools Improve Air Quality

As many Oransi users already know, we recommend our Air Purifiers For Children, because we know they’ll make a huge difference in their health. After all, children have smaller lung capacity than adults and in turn intake nearly 50% more air. That’s why we offer high-performance HEPA air purifiers, to ensure the air they’re breathing in the cleanest air possible. We’re not alone in our air quality concerns for the next generations.

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10 Reasons Everyone Needs An Air Purifier

Health.  It’s really the most important aspect of our lives.  Without your health it’s hard to to anything. Growing research has shown that adding an air purifier can make a huge difference to your health and quality of life. Whether it’s preventing heart disease or helping students at school, air purifiers play an important role.  So, we introduce 10 reasons everyone needs an air purifier. 10 Reasons Everyone Needs an Air Purifier 1.  Allergies – Seasonal allergies are commonly triggered from ragweed allergies, fall allergies and spring allergies.  Yes, the stuffiness and discomfort is annoying.  Many of us use medication.

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Smoke and Asthma

Trying to avoid secondhand smoke

It’s a no-brainer: smoke can cause asthma. For the past several decades, we have been working to reduce the amount of smoke that children are exposed to. But it seems like this was too little too late. Smoke and Asthma Effects A new study out last year found that not only does asthma affect smokers’ children, but their grandchildren as well. It’s not the smoke itself but nicotine in the mother’s system during pregnancy. This exposure limits the development of the lungs in the fetus, resulting in children with asthma. When those children grow up,

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Indoor Air Quality Infographic

UL, the Underwriters Lab is a leading independent authority on product testing and have put together this infographic to show the new challenges we face as our homes become better insulated and new chemicals are introduced.  As part of their report, they state that indoor air quality is ranked as one of the top 5 environmental risks to general public health.  

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Proven Alternative Treatments for COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common causes of death in America and affects at least 13 million people. Even worse, nearly 125,000 people die from COPD each year. And the damage done to the lungs is largely irreversible. Proven Alternative Treatments for COPD The most common treatments target smokers who developed emphysema and bronchitis. Medication, oxygen therapy, and even surgery are usually prescribed. But what if you aren’t a smoker or you prefer a more natural approach? Luckily, several alternative treatments for COPD seem to do exactly what they promise!

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COPD – What You May Not Know

In America, chronic respiratory diseases are third only to heart disease and cancer in the top causes of death. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) most commonly arises as a reaction to environmental particles, particularly from smoking. But because of COPD’s close relationship to tobacco use, emphysema, and related illnesses, most people know nothing about the non-smoking causes. Surprising COPD Sources Nearly one quarter of all COPD cases in the United States are not caused by smoking. Some of these cases stem from pre-existing asthma. Indoor and outdoor air pollution also often triggers. But you may

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Can You Be Too Clean?

Antibacterial soap. Germ-killing wipes. Sanitizing hand gel. Can You Be Too Clean? Early Exposure to Germs can Prevent Allergies and Asthma in Children. Chances are you have at least one or all of these products in your home. What better way to make sure you and your family stay healthy, avoid germs, and prevent illness? But what if germs could actually prevent your children from getting sick or acquiring chronic problems including allergies and asthma? Old Theory: Hygiene Hypothesis While it might seem counter-intuitive, a number of studies have shown that early exposure to germs

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