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Live near a busy road? Traffic exhaust pollution increases your stroke risk

Live near a busy road? Traffic exhaust pollution increases your stroke risk

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Contributor

High levels of traffic exhaust pollution around your home could increase your stroke risk, even in generally low-pollution ...

How to use indoor plants to purify the air in your home

How to use indoor plants to purify the air in your home

Posted on October 23, 2019 by PRESS

Indoor plants are a huge home design trend with numerous benefits, including helping to purify the air in ...

Air pollution linked to increases in violence

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Contributor

We know that air pollution is unhealthy and now new research has found that it can also make ...

Mental health issues in children may be linked to air pollution

Mental health issues in children linked to air pollution

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Contributor

It’s not only our lungs that suffer - three new studies have found that mental health issues in ...

Why we need more trees in our cities

Why we need more trees in our cities

Posted on September 4, 2019 by Contributor

Trees play a crucial role in keeping cities cool, which is increasingly important as we face climate change’s ...

Air pollution can be as bad as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day

Air pollution can be as bad as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day

Posted on August 16, 2019 by Contributor

Research has found that air pollution - especially the kind related to climate change – can be as ...

The science behind the stress-busting effect of gardening

The science behind the stress-busting effect of gardening

Posted on July 17, 2019 by Contributor

Many people find gardening relaxing, and now research has found out why exposure to microorganisms in soil has ...

Green trends for a non-toxic home

Posted on June 20, 2019 by ADVERTORIAL

Which areas of your home may not cut the mustard when it comes to non-toxic living, and what ...

level of antibiotics in some of the world's rivers

Study finds a dangerous level of antibiotics in some of the world’s rivers

Posted on June 5, 2019 by Contributor

A new global study has discovered that the level of antibiotics in some of the world's rivers exceeds ...

Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

Air pollution linked to childhood anxiety

Posted on May 23, 2019 by Contributor

Emerging evidence suggests that air pollution has an impact on the neurological development of children and is linked ...

If your home has a flat roof, consider turning it into an extension of your garden by transforming it into a green roof...

Why a green roof is a great idea and how to make one

Posted on April 17, 2019 by Contributor

If your home has a flat roof, consider turning it into an extension of your garden by transforming ...

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Contributor

According to a new study, about four million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen ...

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Growing up in a green neighbourhood improves kids’ mental health as adults

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Contributor

Having a garden and growing up in a green neighbourhood may protect your kids’ mental health even decades ...

Air pollution

Study: Air pollution increases ER visits

Posted on January 21, 2019 by Contributor

We take breathing for granted, but more people end up in the ER with breathing problems thanks to ...

Why children need to spend time in nature

Why children need to spend time in nature

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Contributor

Turn the TV off and take your kids outside to play. A new study reveals even more reasons ...

How living in a green neighbourhood boosts your health

How living in a green neighbourhood boosts your health

Posted on December 10, 2018 by Contributor

Living ina green neighbourhood is not only good for your stress levels; it may help protect you from ...

Study: Air pollution increases miscarriage risk

Study: Air pollution increases miscarriage risk

Posted on December 7, 2018 by Contributor

Researchers found that women had a higher risk of miscarriage following short-term exposure to elevated air pollution...

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Study: Air pollution linked to intellectual disabilities in children

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Contributor

Numerous studies highlight the importance of air quality and now new research has linked air pollution to intellectual ...

Why health experts want common insecticides banned

Why health experts want common insecticides banned

Posted on November 13, 2018 by Contributor

Leading health experts are calling for a ban on common insecticides as they put children at risk for ...

air pollution and traffic noise can increase one’s heart attack risk

Heart attack risk increased by air pollution and traffic noise

Posted on November 1, 2018 by Contributor

Research has found that exposure to both air pollution and traffic noise can increase one’s heart attack risk…

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