Air pollution is a global issue, and those that live near highways and roads have a higher risk. Learn more about this important topic and find some solutions.
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Air. You can’t see it, you can’t taste it (though if you do, that could be a major problem) and lucky for us we don’t have to even think about breathing it. Here’s a fun fact about air: when your lungs take in a breath of air they are also taking in argon, which doesn’t […]
I have a bone to pick with Japan…the indoor smoking is out-of-control.
Until recently, nobody suspected there could be anything like indoor air pollution. With the development of technology and the better insulation of buildings in the past decades to save heating costs and to conserve energy, the air indoors gradually grew more stagnant allowing for common household pollutants to accumulate and in turn affect our health.
There are many aspects of city life that are stressful. From traffic to noise, urban residents encounter many situations each day that have the potential to raise their blood pressure. Even if you live a calm, meditative municipal life, the very air you breathe is enough to raise your blood pressure, according to a new […]
We breathe it in; we breathe it out. We can’t survive without out, but often the air we breathe is tainted with pollution. Sometimes is noticeable, such as when visiting smog plagued southern California, but usually we don’t even notice air pollution’s presence. Pollution from traffic causes genetic changes in utero and increases risk of […]