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    The humble Christmas tree is hell for allergy and asthma sufferers.

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    We're all aware of outdoor pollution, but what about the things in your home? We reveal seven everyday indoor health hazards – and what you can do about them. 1. Unseen patches of mould Whether it's a cupboard under the

  • Introducing thunder asthma: Every hay fever sufferer's worst enemy

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  • You'll give your car a thorough clean after reading this!

    HAVE you ever wondered what that was lurking on the floor in the back of your car? Now you need wonder no longer, after insurance and financial company called in the experts. Microbiology professionals from the University of

  • Poisonous chemicals could be used in car dashboards

    A new study by the World Health Organisation has revealed that a chemical used to soften plastics in many everyday items - including car trim - could cause breast cancer, asthma, infertility and birth defects. The chemicals known as phthalates

  • Are your bed sheets giving you allergies?

    Britons could be causing themselves a host of health problems simply by failing to change their bed sheets, a leading allergy expert has warned. According to a survey of more than 2,000 adults, almost 20 per cent fail to change their sheets once

  • Asthma: The basics

    According to the NHS, some 5.4 million people in the UK are currently being treated for asthma. This long-term condition can cause symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and breathlessness and, according to research by the charity Asthma UK, claims

  • Healthy bedrooms for allergy sufferers

    Most of us live alongside dust mites without noticing - but for asthma and allergy sufferers they can cause sneezing, a runny or itchy nose and nasal congestion. Top related searches: asthma bedding anti allergy duvet mattress protectors allergy

  • Doctors advise car smoking ban

    A new report from the Royal College of Physicians has advised that smoking in cars should be banned in order to protect children from the dangers of passive inhalation. Top related searches: Passive smoking Smoking ban in UK Stopping smoking Ban