Cleaning products linked to antibiotic resistance: Use plant-based non-toxic cleaners instead, urge experts

Millions of people around the globe use chemical disinfectants and other similar cleaning products to rid their homes of disease-causing bacteria. However, scientists find that the use of these cleaners can cause bacteria to develop resistance to chemicals meant to kill them. This is because chemical cleaners leave active residues that continue to kill bacteria — but not all … Continue reading Cleaning products linked to antibiotic resistance: Use plant-based non-toxic cleaners instead, urge experts

Keeping it green: 9 Air-purifying houseplants for your living room

If you like to keep it green, there’s no better way of purifying the air in your living room than through houseplants. Houseplants can improve air quality and make your living space healthier. Research from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shows that houseplants can absorb volatile organic compounds like formaldehyde and benzene. These chemicals are toxic and may even be carcinogenic in … Continue reading Keeping it green: 9 Air-purifying houseplants for your living room

TOXIC products: Humans are the greatest pollutants of office air, reveals surprising study

Researchers from Purdue University found that humans are the most significant pollutants of indoor air. In a study presented at the American Association for Aerosol Research Conference in Oregon, the researchers revealed that humans are the dominant sources of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in an office environment. VOCs are a large group of chemicals that strongly influence the composition and chemistry … Continue reading TOXIC products: Humans are the greatest pollutants of office air, reveals surprising study

FCC sued for dismissing evidence that wireless technology can have serious effects on health

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was sued by two health advocacy organizations over the agency’s “capricious, arbitrary and not evidence-based” refusal to acknowledge that wireless technology devices and infrastructure, such as cell towers and smartphones, can have serious health effects. On Monday, Jan. 25, attorneys for the Children’s Health Defense (CHD) and the Environmental Health Trust (EHT) presented … Continue reading FCC sued for dismissing evidence that wireless technology can have serious effects on health

Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Surviving a week-long power outage requires a great deal of preparation. You use electricity for a lot of things, so it only makes sense that you pay more attention to how you’ll manage your home in the event of a power outage. Here’s what to expect when the grid goes down for a week: (h/t to AskAPrepper.com) Day 1 … Continue reading Prepping tips: What to expect when you lose power for one week

Researchers evaluate the efficiency of natural plant products for disinfecting surfaces

In this study, researchers from India evaluated the efficiency of traditional fumigation practice using natural plant products to disinfect the air and surfaces. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. Environmental disinfection is an excellent method for reducing nosocomial or healthcare associated infections (HCAIs). HCAIs are major … Continue reading Researchers evaluate the efficiency of natural plant products for disinfecting surfaces

A step in the right direction: Kalamata City Council blocks 5G pilot program because of health risks

One city that is taking an appropriately cautious stance when it comes to 5G is Kalamata, Greece, whose city council made the decision to block further development on the 5G network that was being piloted in the city. The move came following a meeting in which the council determined that the radiation from the upgrade … Continue reading A step in the right direction: Kalamata City Council blocks 5G pilot program because of health risks

Scientists warn that global 5G rollout should be halted due to risks to public health

A scientist from the United Kingdom has warned that the rollout of 5G networks around the globe should be halted until the technology’s safety has been tested and proven. According to Professor John William Frank, an epidemiologist and physician at the University of Edinburgh, we should “err on the side of caution” by delaying any further rollout of 5G … Continue reading Scientists warn that global 5G rollout should be halted due to risks to public health

An even greater danger: China claims to have launched world’s first 6G satellite

China recently launched what it claimed was “the world’s first 6G satellite” to test the technology. The launch, however, has raised questions on both the actual nature of “6G” and the possible dangers that it brings. At the moment, it is still unclear what 6G – short of sixth-generation – wireless communications will be. The telecom industry … Continue reading An even greater danger: China claims to have launched world’s first 6G satellite

Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out

While authorities typically give out notices in advance of a blackout, SHTF scenarios will feature abrupt power outages that last for a long time. Days without electricity could put your and your family’s safety on the line if you’re not prepared for a sudden power outage. Therefore, actively taking measures to prepare for that scenario is important for survival. What you need … Continue reading Prepping for a power outage: What to stock up on and when to bug out