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 •  January 19

Dry winter air is a problem. It leads to dry skin, irritated sinuses, and can increase your susceptibility to illness. You probably notice it this time each year in the form of itchy skin, a scratchy nose or throat, and irritating static shocks. The uncomfortable air is caused by dry winter weather and compounded by the heating systems in your...

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 •  January 19

It might surprise you, but according to Healthy Holistic Living, fabric softener is the number one cause of indoor air pollution. Never fear though, this DIY fabric softener is easy to make and VOC-free. But first, what’s a VOC? A VOC is a volatile organic compound. They’re typically airborne, taking the form of various chemicals used in a variety...

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 •  January 10

Ever notice how car exhaust is much more visible in the cold winter months? While the level of pollution emitted from things like cars and factories remains somewhat constant throughout the year, it’s no coincidence that it’s easier to see that pollution in the winter. To answer the title of this post: Yes, cold temperatures in the winter can lead...

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 •  January 3

We all know the causes and signs of dehydration in the summer; we work up a sweat in the hot sun and suddenly our whole body is screaming for a glass of water. But what about winter? The body doesn’t need water any less in the winter, but it might be harder to notice how parched you are. Here are 5 reasons why you need water in the winter and what...

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 •  December 13, 2017

Dry winter air can have a profound affect on your family’s health. Achieving proper humidity levels in your home should help prevent irritating winter conditions such as influenza, bronchitis, sinusitis, asthma and dry skin. To drive this home, we asked our resident health expert, Nurse Kate, to answer some key questions that should help you and...

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 •  December 6, 2017

That’s okay – just build your own DIY Christmas card holder using an Aprilaire water panel! MATERIALS NEEDED 1 Aprilaire Water Panel Stainless Steel Card Holders Hot Glue Scissors Ribbon Bow INSTRUCTIONS Step One: Gather all of the items you need from the materials list above to assemble your DIY Christmas card holder. Step Two: Remove the water...

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 •  November 27, 2017

Staying safe, healthy and comfortable in winter has been a challenge since the first human curled up in his woolly mammoth sleeping bag on the cave floor. We’ve come a long way at battling the elements over the past few thousand years – but that doesn’t mean we always get it right. Here are some myths about winter health and comfort that we should...

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 •  November 27, 2017

During the holidays, you don’t have time to be sick. Whether you’re traveling long distances or preparing your home for parties and guests, the cold or flu can be a real Scrooge to your holiday fun. You’ll want to do all the wellness basics: wash your hands often, get plenty of sleep, and eat right. And here we’ve put together some specific places...

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 •  November 19, 2017

Ahh, the Holidays – people grappling frantically for the best deals at stores across the country, waking up a 4 a.m. and fighting traffic to sit outside in the snow. Wait! That’s not what the holidays are about. And that’s why many consumers prefer to do their holiday saving online on Cyber Monday. But how do you save big and keep your sanity? You...

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 •  November 17, 2017

Does the cold make you sick? It’s a common question people tend to ask whenever winter rears its ugly head. The answer? Yes – kind of. While the cold weather itself may have something to do with your family’s health, there’s actually a larger, sneakier culprit that accompanies Old Man Winter each year: dry air. As winter temperatures drop, humidity...