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fluoride added to our drinking water

Is the fluoride added to our drinking water unconstitutional?

Posted on May 18, 2018 by Contributor

Did you know that there is fluoride added to our drinking water, even though numerous studies prove it ...

City living without pets increases risk of mental illness

City living without pets increases risk of mental illness

Posted on May 4, 2018 by Contributor

The price to pay for city living could be our mental health. The good news is that probiotics ...

Sick Building Syndrome: Is your office making you ill?

Sick Building Syndrome: Is your office making you ill?

Posted on April 25, 2018 by Contributor

If you ever feel ill at work, but the symptoms disappear when you get home, you may be ...

cutting carbon emissions

Cutting carbon emissions could save 153 million lives

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Contributor

About 153 million deaths linked to air pollution may be avoided if governments speed up their strategy for ...

Common weed killers and pesticides aren’t safe

Common weedkillers and pesticides aren’t safe

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Contributor

Many ingredients in common weedkillers and pesticides are not subject to safety tests and could cause chronic disease...

How a green neighbourhood boosts the brain development of a child

How a green neighbourhood boosts the brain development of a child

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Contributor

Research has linked living in a green neighbourhood with the positive brain development of a child...

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

How housework can negatively affect women’s lung function

Posted on February 19, 2018 by Contributor

Women who regularly use cleaning sprays at home experience a greater decline in lung function over time than ...

What does BPA do to your body?

What does BPA do to your body?

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) is hard to avoid, but what does BPA do ...

Urban nature is good for mental well-being

Urban nature and mental wellbeing

Posted on January 15, 2018 by Contributor

Researchers developed a smartphone-based app, Urban Mind, to examine how exposure to nature in cities affects a person's ...

Larger air particles in air linked to asthma in children

Larger particles in air linked to asthma in children

Posted on December 18, 2017 by Contributor

Exposure to larger airborne particulates - common in everyday inner-city life – is linked to higher risk of ...

How to reduce asthma attacks naturally

How to prevent asthma attacks naturally

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Contributor

If you want to know how to prevent asthma attacks naturally, start by counting the trees in your ...

Osteoporosis linked to air pollution

Osteoporosis linked to air pollution

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Contributor

Research has found a link between air pollution and osteoporosis-related loss of bone mineral density and risk of ...

Natural route to happiness

A natural route to happiness

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Contributor

There's truth in the idea that spending time outdoors in nature is a direct line to happiness, say ...

Gardens boost children's developing brains

Gardens boost children’s developing brains

Posted on November 8, 2017 by Contributor

If you want smart children, start a garden.  It turns out that green spaces have positive effects on ...

Parkinson's disease and common herbicide linked

Parkinson’s disease and common herbicide linked

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Contributor

What is the price we pay to be rid of weeds? According to research on common herbicide, it ...

Air pollution may harm kidneys

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Contributor

Researchers say that outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney ...

How to cut in-car air pollution

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Contributor

For many, the commute to and from work is stressful. In addition, increasing air pollution makes the trip ...

Rush hour pollution is more dangerous than we think

Posted on July 27, 2017 by Contributor

We know that exposure to pollution during rush hour traffic can be hazardous to our health, but it's ...

Plants that purify the air

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Contributor

Amid the plethora of incredible functions of plants is their ability to clean 'dirty' air...

Air pollution can cut your life short by 10 years

Posted on July 5, 2017 by Contributor

When the air doesn't smell quite right, we hardly give it a second thought. However, air pollution can ...

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