Plants: Nature's Air Filters

Plants: Nature's Air Filters

In 2019, NASA performed a study to find out which plants were best to filter the space station's air, and their findings were pretty surprising.
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Allergy Season Has Been Extended - Climate Change Causes Pollen Count to Skyrocket

Allergy Season Has Been Extended - Climate Change Causes Pollen Count to Skyrocket

According to a recent study , the U.S. pollen count is higher than ever and continues to rise, thanks to climate change. This is unfortunate news for everyone, especially those who deal with asthma and seasonal allergies. Today, we will
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Particle Pollution -  5 Quick Tips on How to Protect Yourself

Particle Pollution - 5 Quick Tips on How to Protect Yourself

What is particle pollution? Today we are going to discuss what particle pollution is, where it comes from, and how to protect yourself from being exposed to this type of pollution. Particle pollution, according to the
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As Your Lungs Inflate, So Does Your Weight: Polluted Air Consumption Can Cause Weight Gain

As Your Lungs Inflate, So Does Your Weight: Polluted Air Consumption Can Cause Weight Gain

There has just been another finding that no one saw coming: breathing in dirty air can make you fat. You may be sitting at your desk wondering, “Wait, how can air make me fat, it’s just air!”
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Exposure to Airborne Toxins Linked to Child Autism

Exposure to Airborne Toxins Linked to Child Autism

On average, humans consume about one kilogram of food, two kilograms of water, and about twenty kilograms of air per day. As human beings, we consume a lot of oxygen every day and this allows us to thrive and live healthy lives. The quality of our air supply can have tremendous effects on our health. One major health risk from breathing toxin-filled air is that it can lead to birthing a child with autism. According to a recent study conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), exposure to airborne toxins during a women’s third-trimester of pregnancy was shown to increase the risk of her child having autism.
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