Benefits of 30 mins of Exercise Per Day

It’s no secret that moving more helps us to be fitter and healthier. Research shows that as little as 30 minutes of exercise per day can boost our general health and well-being. What are some other benefits of getting in half an hour of exercise every day? 1. Heart healthStroke, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes…

Impacts of pesticides on our health

Pesticides are poisons and, unfortunately, they can harm more than just the “pests” at which they are targeted. They are toxic, and exposure to pesticides can cause a number of health effects. They are linked to a range of serious illnesses and diseases from respiratory problems to cancer. Exposure Exposure to pesticides can occur in…

Difference Between Industrial Smog & Photochemical Smog

In the classical sense, smog equals smoke plus fog, but for the people who live in sun-drenched basins, such as Los Angeles, the equation is a little more complicated. Classical smog is primarily the product of coal-fueled fires from factories and is also known as industrial smog. The smog common in Los Angeles comes from…

10 Tips to Protect Yourself from Unhealthy Air

The American Lung Association encourages everyone to get involved in the fight for cleaner, healthier air. Here are some simple, effective tips for protecting you and your family from the dangers of air pollution: Check daily air pollution forecasts in your area. The color-coded forecasts can let you know when the air is unhealthy in…

Air Pollution: Everything You Need to Know

How smog, soot, greenhouse gases, and other top air pollutants are affecting the planet—and your health. What Is Air Pollution? Air pollution refers to the release of pollutants into the air that are detrimental to human health and the planet as a whole. The Clean Air Act authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to…