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#BreatheFreely during Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

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We can all do a little more to help improve living conditions for sufferers while we drive for the resources needed to tackle the prevalence issues head-on.

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Flyp stands with LUNG FORCE on Advocacy Day - heres how you can too!

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We participate annually in several events and campaigns to support LUNG FORCE.  Today, they need your help!  So, we're sharing the information below on behalf of LUNG FORCE in support of this important advocacy day.

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Flyp Tips for Spring Allergy Season

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Despite it's beauty, spring can be a challenge for many sufferers of asthma and COPD.  We've assembled some helpful tips along with advice from Dr Purvi Parikh of NYU Langone Health to help you breathe freely this season.

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Your Dorm Room and Asthma

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Are you going to college and wondering how your asthma will fare in a dorm room? Indeed, dorm rooms often pose threats to your asthma by presenting triggers like mold, dust mites, and bad air quality. Small spaces like dorm rooms can intensify the presence of irritants like hair sprays, perfumes, and smoke. Most universities in the US, however, offer housing accommodations for serious allergies and asthma. An accommodation as simple as hardwood flooring can prevent asthma flare-ups. Many doctors suggest getting to school a few days before move-in day in order to adjust to the air quality. When moving...

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Asthma and Your Summer Rental

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It’s time for summer vacation, and for those with asthma it is crucial to consider how staying in a new space may affect your symptoms. First, look at the rental’s policies that could affect your asthma. If one of your triggers is pet dander, look for spaces in your search that support ‘no-pet’ policies. Or if dust-mites are your trigger, you might want to seek out non-carpeted rooms. Since dirty air conditioning filters can significantly affect air quality, you may want to ask if you would be able to exchange the current filter for a new, allergen-reducing one.  One of...

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