“If you’re allergic to mold, don’t use a humidifier. Increased humidity promotes mold growth and dust mites, two big allergy triggers. People can get so congested, they can’t breathe — that’ll wake you every time.”
— James Sublett, MD, chief of pediatric allergy at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
“Pillows and bed coverings advertised as ‘hypoallergenic’ aren’t necessarily worth buying. That just means a product is made out of a substance you can’t be allergic to, not that it prevents allergies. Instead, get dust-mite–proof covers for your pillow, mattress, and box spring.”
— Jacqueline Eghrari-Sabet, MD, an allergist in Gaithersburg, Maryland
“If you have allergies, you’re probably better off with a feather pillow than one made of foam. Feather pillows are more likely to be encased in a tightly woven fabric that keeps dust mites out. And relatively few people are actually allergic to feathers. Besides, foam can exacerbate allergies because of its moisture content.”
— James Sublett, MD
“An oral decongestant might help you breathe better, but it can increase your heart rate, which makes it hard to sleep. A nasal decongestant can rev you up too. At night, try a saline spray or wash instead.”
— Eric Alvarez, a pharmacist in Miami, Florida
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.