Posted by Rachel M. Rosen on 1/3/2016 to Indoor Air
Posted by Rachel M. Rosen on 6/17/2015 to Indoor Air
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.
Posted by Julia Rosen on 6/21/2014 to Indoor Air
Have you ever wondered what was in the air you breath? Have you ever considered air pollution to have an effect on your health? Well,over the past few years, the number of deaths influenced by poor air quality has increased dramatically. Although air pollution may not seem to be as fatal as described, it has actually been recorded to be the worlds' largest environmental health risk, causing about 7 million deaths annually as of 2012.
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