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Beware of poison plants

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 14 June 2016, Allergies
poison plants

Poison ivy can be a nightmare for parents and kids alike, especially if it affects skin surfaces from head to toe.  The old saying, “Leaves of three, let it be” has been around as a mnemonic rhyme since the early 1900s.

Still holding true, the leaflets of poison ivy grow in clusters of three and, along with poison oak and sumac, are found in various locations across Canada…

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Different allergy types = different reactions

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 18 April 2016, Allergies
allergy types

Allergies manifest as a range of symptoms: they can be unnoticeable, make you miserable, or pose a life-threatening danger.

One in five people in North America suffer from allergies. In fact, allergies are among the top chronic conditions worldwide.

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Don’t Let Allergic Asthma Take Your Breath Away

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 15 March 2016, Allergies
allergic asthma

It’s finally springtime, and you’re outside walking your dog enjoying the nice change of weather.

Suddenly, you experience trouble breathing, a tight chest, with coughing and wheezing. This is what an asthma attack feels like…

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