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How to Tell the Difference Betwee­­­n Pest Allergies, COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Flu or Cold in 2020

 

U.S. Pest ProtectionNashville, TNPest allergies caused by stinkbugs and ladybugs overwintering in your home may cause similar symptoms to COVID-19 Coronavirus, the flu and the common cold.

Moving into the cooler months and influenza season of 2020 is causing Americans to worry that it will be difficult to determine what disease or reaction they are having. COVID-19 Coronavirus, the flu, a common cold and pest allergies share a lot of similar symptoms.

Infographic determining the symptom differences between COVID-19, allergies, cold or flu. (U.S. Pest Protection)

Infographic determining the symptom differences between COVID-19, allergies, cold or flu. (U.S. Pest Protection)

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Urgent Team opens Walk-In Urgent Care Center in Clarksville

 

Urgent TeamClarksville, TN – After snow and ice delays, Urgent Team, one of the Southeast’s largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers, has finally opened in Clarksville at 1690 Fort Campbell Boulevard in front of Walmart.

Walk-In Urgent Care Center opens on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

Walk-In Urgent Care Center opens on Fort Campbell Boulevard.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now has Audio Appointments for Patient Convenience

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) beneficiaries, the primary care Army Medical Homes began offering a limited number of Audio Appointments on weekdays in an effort to improve the delivery of Primary Care.

Audio Appointments allow patients an opportunity to address specific medical concerns with a provider over the phone, at a scheduled time, as opposed to showing up in person for an appointment within their medical home.

Wendy Wakefield, a nurse practitioner in Gold Army Medical Home at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, talks with a patient during an Audio Appointment Friday, July 8. Audio appointments are now available for certain non-emergent medical needs at BACH. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

Wendy Wakefield, a nurse practitioner in Gold Army Medical Home at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, talks with a patient during an Audio Appointment Friday, July 8. Audio appointments are now available for certain non-emergent medical needs at BACH. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers convenient Audio Appointments

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In an effort to improve the delivery of Primary Care to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) beneficiaries, the primary care Army Medical Homes began offering a limited number of Audio Appointments on weekdays.

Audio Appointments allow patients an opportunity to address specific medical concerns with a provider over the phone, at a scheduled time, as opposed to showing up in person for an appointment within their medical home.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers weekday Audio Appointments

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers weekday Audio Appointments

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Do you have Allergies, But Still Want Pets? Environmental Health Experts List Best Breeds

 

The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards Features the Top 11, including Labradors, Greyhounds, and Iguanas

Kaz USA, Inc.Southborough, MA – Dogs may be man’s best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards are here to help families concerned about allergens find the perfect companion.

The awards recognize the top 11 animals that produce lower allergen levels, which can often be found in pet dander, saliva and urine. The winners list was compiled by a team of independent researchers and scientists with Environmental Health & Engineering and is sponsored by the makers of the new Honeywell Doctor’s Choice True HEPA Air Purifier. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Sounds to host Peanut Free Night on July 22nd

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds and the Allergy, Asthma & Sinus Center excitedly announce that Greer Stadium will be bringing awareness to those afflicted with peanut allergies with Peanut Free Night on Monday, July 22nd.

No peanuts or peanut-related products will be sold at the ballpark during that night’s 7:05pm game against the Albuquerque Isotopes, and special efforts have been made to clean the ballpark to rid it of any peanut residue, in order to make it a fun and worry-free evening at the ballpark for Sounds fans with peanut allergies.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger - sportsnashville.net)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger – sportsnashville.net)

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Kleenex and Puggs blow away the Competition in Consumer Reports’ Tests of Facial Tissues

 

Not all products lived up to their claims; plus, three things to keep in mind when buying

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – When facing common colds and allergies, tissues that provide comfort are best.

In Consumer Reports’ new tests of facial tissues, Puffs Ultra Soft & Strong and Kleenex Lotion Aloe & E topped the Ratings of 18 products for overall performance. «Read the rest of this article»

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Allergies and Inflammation

 

Harris Chiropractic ClinicClarksville, TN – In our modern society, one of the challenges that faces us today is the inability of the body to manage inflammatory levels of prostaglandins and cytokines causing immune hyperactivity. There are more and more things that cause reaction and inflammation to burden the body’s attempt to seek balance.

Most of the time, by the age of 40 there begins to be chronic elevated inflammatory levels resulting in joint and muscle (musculo-skeletal) conditions. Adrenal hormones are increased to attempt to balance the levels of inflammation resulting in anxiety and panic syndromes and finally general adrenal exhaustion.

The basic four food allergies are wheat, milk, corn and soy.

The basic four food allergies are wheat, milk, corn and soy.

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Tips on cleaning up mold in flooded buildings

 

Removal of mold reduces health risks and property damage

The flood waters in Tennessee are receding, but another problem may be rising. After natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings.

In just 24-48 hours of water exposure, surfaces and materials can become contaminated with mold. Saturated walls, soggy furniture and soppy carpet are the perfect environment for the development of mold and mildew, which can lead to health hazards. «Read the rest of this article»

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