Author - Amy Thomas

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Managing allergic asthma this holiday season and beyond
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How safe are the coatings used to protect floors in the home?
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Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion
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The impact of lighting on health in school and work environments

Managing allergic asthma this holiday season and beyond

Did you know that approximately 60% of adults and at least 80% of children with asthma actually have asthma triggered by allergies, also known as allergic asthma? For people with allergic asthma, allergens such as dust mites and pet dander can turn into real threats that can cause asthma attacks.

While you cannot fully rid your home of some of these allergens, there are steps you can take to greatly reduce allergic asthma triggers in your living space, especially during the holiday season. Read More

How safe are the coatings used to protect floors in the home?

Hardwood floors in a home can emit a warm and inviting atmosphere, giving a home a classic and timeless look. Unfortunately, that is not the only thing the floors are emitting. Many of the floor coatings used to protect wood floors contain numerous toxic chemicals that emit harmful Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) into the air inside your home which can often be more harmful than the air outside your home.  This comes from a new report by UL Environment, a global safety science company, entitled The Safety of Wood Flooring. Read More

Six Stylish Brands for Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Fashion

I have been on a mission over the last several years to start incorporating more and more articles of clothing into my closet that are made from companies that use ethically sourced and organic materials as well as sustainable manufacturing practices.  Who knew that sustainable, “good for you and the planet” clothing can also be stylish and affordable!  It actually can!  Read More

The impact of lighting on health in school and work environments

How healthy is your workplace or school environment?  Could poor lighting be causing you health problems? Read More

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