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Which molds are most dangerous to my health?

May 17, 2018
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Which molds are most dangerous to my health? Mold is a type of fungus that often looks like fuzzy spots of different colors, including green, gray, or black. More than 100,000 mold species have been identified. Exposure to molds can be linked to negative health effects, depending on the type of mold and the health […]

4 asthma “cures” you need to stop using right now

March 24, 2018
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4 asthma “cures” you need to stop using right now Share this article: RSS Share on Google+ Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email SMS Asthma is a dangerous condition that affects your ability to breathe by constricting your airways with inflammation and mucus. Fortunately, asthma is manageable with proper treatment.1 Over 300 million people […]

What is environmental justice?

February 25, 2018
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What is environmental justice? Share this article: RSS Share on Google+ Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email SMS To understand environmental justice, it helps to first look at environmental injustice. Environmental injustice (or environmental inequality) is the unequal distribution of the negative environmental consequences burdened on certain demographics.1 To understand environmental justice, first look at […]

Are deaths by air pollution rising globally?

February 9, 2018
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Are deaths by air pollution rising globally? Share this article: A highly publicized 2017 Lancet commission on pollution and health painted a vivid portrait of global air quality. According to the report, air pollution is one of the world’s most dangerous killers. Nearly 7 million premature deaths per year are linked to air pollution.1 Global […]

How to use air quality monitoring to optimize your exercise routine

January 31, 2018
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How to use air quality monitoring to optimize your exercise routine Share this article: RSS Share on Google+ Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email SMS Getting in shape can have a positive impact on your health. 30 minutes of exercise a day reduces your risk of developing many conditions like heart disease and lung […]

Can air pollution be predicted?

January 31, 2018
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Can air pollution be predicted?   Similar to forecasting weather, there are models to predict levels of air pollution and air quality. There are many forecast models that require more complexity than weather forecast models. These models are mathematical simulations of how airborne pollutants disperse in the air.1 Why air quality information is needed Air […]

Air pollution could be the primary cause of premature skin aging

September 14, 2017
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Air pollution could be the primary cause of premature skin aging Studies have warned about the negative effects of ultraviolet ray (UVR) exposure to our skin for decades. Skin-protection advocates now have a new focal point – air pollution. Research is revealing how damaging air pollution is for the skin. New studies connect air pollution […]

How to protect yourself from Legionnaires’ disease

August 14, 2017
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Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacterium. Outbreaks rarely – if ever – make national news. But that does not make it any less deadly. For example, the city of Flint, Mich., experienced 12 deaths from at least 80 detected cases of Legionnaires’ disease in 2014 and 2015. Bronx, […]

Air pollution may play a role in depression

June 7, 2017
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Depression is both common and serious, according to the American Psychiatric Association (APA). This medical illness strikes approximately 16 million Americans every year. The APA believes there are a number of factors contributing to the development of depression, including biochemistry, genetics, personality, and environmental factors such as exposure to violence, neglect, abuse or poverty. The […]

The alarming truth about air pollution and pregnancy

June 7, 2017
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You’re taking prenatal vitamins, following a healthy diet, and paying regular visits to your OB/GYN. These are all necessities for a healthy pregnancy. Equally important is the air you breathe. According to the American Lung Association’s 2016 State of the Air report, one in two people live in communities with unhealthy air. Luckily there are […]

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