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African Americans are at greater risk of heart disease because they are more exposed to air pollutants

AFRICAN AMERICANS ARE AT GREATER RISK OF HEART DISEASE BECAUSE THEY ARE MORE EXPOSED TO AIR POLLUTANTS

New research showed that African Americans are more exposed to air pollution than whites, placing them at higher risk for heart disease...

Air pollution increases people's risk of Alzheimer's and suicide by nearly FIVE TIMES, study finds

AIR POLLUTION INCREASES PEOPLE'S RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S AND SUICIDE BY NEARLY FIVE TIMES, STUDY FINDS

Researchers from the University of Montana found lifelong exposure to fine-air particles raises people's levels of the 'Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
China newly opened luxury hotel, Cordis Shanghai is serving ‘filtered air' to its guests

CHINA NEWLY OPENED LUXURY HOTEL, CORDIS SHANGHAI IS SERVING ‘FILTERED AIR' TO ITS GUESTS

Shanghai‘s newly opened luxury hotel offers ‘filtered air', as China is one of the most polluted country. The city of Shanghai is one...

Increase in Pollution-causing Particles Cause Lung Infections in Children

INCREASE IN POLLUTION-CAUSING PARTICLES CAUSE LUNG INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN

Even short-term exposure to fine particulate matter may cause lung infections in children.

 
 
 
Allergy and Asthma Prevention with a HEPA Air Purifier

ALLERGY AND ASTHMA PREVENTION WITH A HEPA AIR PURIFIER

Asthma and allergies are increasing in children. Coughing, sneezing, congestion, wheezing, shortness of breath, headaches and tiredness...

Indoor Air Pollution: How to Protect Your Children

INDOOR AIR POLLUTION: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN

Indoor Air Pollution can be Worse than Outside Air Day and night, your children are breathing in toxins, both outside and in your home....

 
 
 
Blogger shows how our plastic consumption is destroying your Instagram holiday feed

BLOGGER SHOWS HOW OUR PLASTIC CONSUMPTION IS DESTROYING YOUR INSTAGRAM HOLIDAY FEED

Plastic-free living is hard. And it can seem slightly pointless when you live somewhere so far removed from the effects of plastic...

Study finds air pollution is more likely to make you sick than inherited risk factors

STUDY FINDS AIR POLLUTION IS MORE LIKELY TO MAKE YOU SICK THAN INHERITED RISK FACTORS

Researchers from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research have found a relationship between gene expression and environmental toxins....

 
 
 
EPA to loosen rules for mileage, pollution

EPA TO LOOSEN RULES FOR MILEAGE, POLLUTION

Automakers want the government to relax the current standards, which were imposed by the Obama administration to combat climate change.

EPA to loosen gas mileage and pollution standards in cars

EPA TO LOOSEN GAS MILEAGE AND POLLUTION STANDARDS IN CARS

DETROIT - The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards. Automakers...

 
 
 
Oceans of Plastic

OCEANS OF PLASTIC

Photo National Geographic  Plastic is my pet peeve, especially single-use straws. After all, it's so easy for restaurants,...

Black Americans exposed to more pollution raising heart risk 25% 

BLACK AMERICANS EXPOSED TO MORE POLLUTION RAISING HEART RISK 25% 

Black Americans' higher exposures to pollution from living near highways may account for 25 percent of their elevated heart disease...

 
 
 
China Is leading a once-in-a-generation shift to inflation

CHINA IS LEADING A ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION SHIFT TO INFLATION

Reuters China's effort to move away from pollution-heavy industries is underway. At the same time, the US is cutting taxes and increasing...

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy raises the risk of ADHD

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION DURING PREGNANCY RAISES THE RISK OF ADHD

Researchers from Erasmus University in Rotterdam found youngsters whose expectant mothers lived in homes with fine-air particle pollution...

 
 
 
Noise pollution is bad for your health: Tips for how you can mitigate background noise to protect your neurology

NOISE POLLUTION IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH: TIPS FOR HOW YOU CAN MITIGATE BACKGROUND NOISE TO PROTECT YOUR NEUROLOGY

According to a recent study, aside from loud noises, even low rumbles can also cause a heart attack. Various studies have confirmed...

Vertical gardens reduce air pollution and improve energy efficiency in buildings

VERTICAL GARDENS REDUCE AIR POLLUTION AND IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS

Imagine hurrying on your way to work, huffing and puffing as you stride towards your office building, and inhaling all the pollutants...

 
 
 
Sudden and rapid increases in pollution found to be as damaging to the heart as sustained levels

SUDDEN AND RAPID INCREASES IN POLLUTION FOUND TO BE AS DAMAGING TO THE HEART AS SUSTAINED LEVELS

Elevated levels of long-term air pollution are known for increasing the risk of various health problems, heart attacks included. As...

Toxic pollutants in Michigan driving people out of their homes

TOXIC POLLUTANTS IN MICHIGAN DRIVING PEOPLE OUT OF THEIR HOMES

Hundreds of long-time Michigan residents have been forced to abandon their residences, businesses, and schools due to the prevalence...

 
 
 
Diesel-vehicle ban approved for German cities to cut pollution

DIESEL-VEHICLE BAN APPROVED FOR GERMAN CITIES TO CUT POLLUTION

Heavily polluting vehicles could be banned from urban centers in Stuttgart and Duesseldorf, Germany's top administrative court ruled...

This Beauty Product Produces as Much Pollution as Cars

THIS BEAUTY PRODUCT PRODUCES AS MUCH POLLUTION AS CARS

Air pollution is to vehicles as plastic waste is to beauty products, right? Wrong. While we've been conditioned to believe that air...