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The 4 Best Humidifiers For Dry Skin When searching for a humidifier, you'll want to consider if a warm-mist or cool-mist option is best for your lifestyle. Warm-mist humidifiers work by boiling water inside the machine and then releasing a hot steam into your space. While this type can [...]
The best humidifiers for the whole house, according to doctors and experts a stand-alone model to be used in a specific room (usually a bedroom) comes in handy. If you're looking for the best humidifier for the bedroom, or for anywhere else in the house, here are eight in various categories (including ultrasonic/cool mist [...]
The 3 Best Humidifiers For Bedrooms Do you prefer cool or warm mist? FYI: Cool mist humidifiers use less energy but are more susceptible to bacteria, while warm mist ones use more energy but naturally kill bacteria. Once you have those answers, read on to find one that does exactly what [...]
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The Quilo 2.0 is a Voice-powered Air Cooler, Purifier, and Humidifier, All-in-One With the energy consumption of a fan, and the cooling power of an air conditioner, Evaporative Coolers are our best bet for staying cool in the warm summers without racking up an enormous electricity bill. These coolers use water (the colder the better [...]
“When humidity levels are low, people tend to experience dry eyes , cracked lips, and irritated sinuses,” says Stephen Canfield, MD, PhD, an allergist at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown in New York City. Plus, if you’re not feeling great, low humidity can make your cold symptoms feel even worse. Humidifiers can take the desert dryness out of your your home by adding moisture to the air, which alleviates irritation and discomfort. Once the air hits about 40% percent humidity, says Canfield, most people start to feel better. Just make sure to use distilled water in your chosen machine—tap water contains minerals that can breed bacteria and irritate your sinuses ( read more about that here. Otherwise, mold could grow inside the humidifier and get blown through your home, making life pretty awful for those with mold allergies—or anyone, really.
There is a lot I like about this time of year football, cool crisp air, and the turning of leaves into brilliant colors. However, there are some things I dread about the change from summer to fall. For one, why is it that so many people get sick about this time every year. Right now, I know a number of people who have had a 24-hour bug or bronchitis. To my surprise, I discovered that certain viruses thrive when the weather turns cooler and the air is drier. In any event, once again, it is time to prepare for the onslaught of nauseous, feverish, coughing people around me. Fortunately, I have a list of things I do as preventive measures to try and keep illnesses at bay. The most important item is washing my hands or using hand sanitizer after I go out in public. Then there is taking extra measures to assure that I eat right and get adequate sleep.
(Amazon)A humidifier for your baby is an often overlooked but important item to consider purchasing when setting up your baby’s nursery. Pediatricians tout the benefits of humidifiers, from treating eczema to soothing a sore throat and easing a stuffed up nose. A humidifier works by pumping moisture into the air in order to counteract the effects of a central heating system, keeping baby’s skin smooth, soft and clear all winter long. According to CNN.com, some studies have even shown that a...
Boy, did I heart Chicago when I moved here on a dazzling afternoon last July. What a great town! Why hadn't we settled here years before? Just you wait, naysayers warned: You won't survive a single winter in that climate. Even those unaware of my warm-weather proclivities spoke balefully of the cutting winds that whipped off the lake, the endless days without sunlight, the bruising spills on icy cement ...All that, and nary a word about the punishing indoor air. As it turned out, the shores...
Vor einiger Zeit listete Sandra C. zehn Gründe auf, warum sie es hasst, Mutter eines Teenagers zu sein. Das war natürlich mit einem Augenzwinkern gemeint – auch wenn jeder Grund genauso wahr wie nervig ist. Auf der anderen Seite ist es aber auch richtig cool, einen Teenie zu Hause zu haben. Denn Teenager, sagt die Familienbloggerin, haben einen ziemlich hohen Unterhaltungswert. Auch wenn – oder gerade weil – man öfter mal keinen blassen Schimmer hat, was in denen vorgeht.«Es ist Winter»,...
Star der Eröffnungsfeier: Trotz arktischer Kälte läuft Pita Taufatofua oben ohne ein.Bild: EPATongas cooler Fahnenträger hofft, «einfach nicht in einen Baum zu prallen»An der Eröffnungsfeier flogen ihm die Herzen der Fans zu: Pita Taufatofua. Nun gilt's für den Langläufer von der Südsee-Insel Tonga ernst. Über 15 km Skating will er das Ziel erreichen, bevor im Stadion das Licht gelöscht wird.Mehr «Sport»MeistgelesenSchon nach der Qualifikation für die Olympischen Spiele in Südkorea war Pita...