Exposure Awareness, Monitoring, and Risks

Takeaways from a Workshop on Climate and Respiratory Health Tuesday, November 14 – Last week I was pleased to participate on Thursday as a speaker at the Climate and Respiratory Health Workshop convened by Case Consultants International and sponsored by  sponsors Clean Air Carolina, Green Built Alliance, and with collaboration from NOAA Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites-NC (CICS)and The Collider, a nonprofit …

The Extremes, “It’s not a band.”

October 23rd – We treat extreme weather events seriously in the moment, but the residual effects of those events are often neglected. We focus on the loss of life and loss of property and well we should, but there are additional impacts that are often neglected as the event becomes a distant memory to the public. Victims of Hurricane Harvey …

A Primer on DailyBreath

October 10th – Now that I’ve detailed the value proposition for DailyBreath, let’s get into the use of the app on a daily basis.  We’re receiving feedback from users and doing our own customer interviews to develop our updates and improve the product as quickly as possible.  We haven’t asked a lot for you to include in your profile.  For …

Ragweed – A Seasonal Allergy – This year: Increased Volume, Intensity, Duration

October 9th – It’s fortuitous that DailyBreath is launching during the peak of ragweed season for many across the country.  Multiple articles highlight that for various reasons, the volume, intensity, and duration of the ragweed pollen season are much worse than normal for many locations, including Austin, TX (a residual effect of Hurricane Harvey), and Bridgeport, CT (warmer temperatures later …

Proposed: Consumers/Patients want a Daily Personalized Health Weather Forecast!

October 6th – We’re excited here at HEALTHeWeather to launch DailyBreath here in the fall, when many allergy and asthma sufferers experience a prevalence of onset symptoms and attacks because of allergies to ragweed.  We also hope it will become part of every child’s asthma action plan, especially as they go back-to-school.  The free version is especially helpful for child …

When it comes to environmental factors and respiratory health, we don’t know what we don’t know.

October 4th – Because we don’t know what we don’t know when it comes to weather and environmental exposures, there is a big gap to fill for the allergy and asthma community. With DailyBreath, we aim to embark on a journey towards providing allergy and asthma sufferers with a personalized risk index based on their individual susceptibility to the weather …

For you, the allergy and/or asthma sufferer – Know YOUR risks and track YOUR triggers!

October 3rd – This week, you, the allergy and asthma sufferer, can begin a journey towards personalized weather insights for symptom free days and healthier breathing with DailyBreath, available for download in the Apple iTunes store.  DailyBreath, a service delivered through a mobile app, targets over 50 million Americans living with allergies and asthma with a daily personalized health weather forecast …