Indoor pollution in classrooms threatens the health of schoolchildren, scientists warn

When you think of indoor air pollution, you might imagine a home with a wood-burning stove or a smoky bar. One environment that may not come immediately to mind is a school, but the unfortunate truth is that indoor air pollution in classrooms around the world is putting children’s health in jeopardy. A study published … Continue reading Indoor pollution in classrooms threatens the health of schoolchildren, scientists warn

8 Easy ways to improve indoor air quality

The term “air pollution” often conjures up images of car exhaust, bush fires and thick fumes from factories. But indoor air pollution can be just as bad, if not worse, than outdoor air pollution. In fact, the air inside the home can be two to five times worse than the air outside, according to the Environmental Protection Agency … Continue reading 8 Easy ways to improve indoor air quality

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

Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees

Source: Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees by Dr. Edward Group Trees add so much value to our lives. From giving us oxygen to cooling our cities, the benefits of trees affect many parts of our lives. They’re not only good for the planet, but also for your health! You may feel more at … Continue reading Earth Day Year-Round: 6 Top Benefits of Trees

Natural, Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Mold

Source: Natural, Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Mold by Dr. Edward Group Anyone who has dealt with mold knows that it's smelly, hard to remove, and can cause headaches — literally and figuratively. You don't have to accept its presence in your home! Mold exposure can lead to health concerns, from rashes to respiratory ailments, … Continue reading Natural, Eco-Friendly Ways to Get Rid of Mold

Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs

Source: Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs by Dr. Edward Group If your lungs are overworked or damaged by smoking, illness, allergies, or just being around air pollution in the environment, you can take specific steps to cleanse your lungs. Keeping your lungs clean, clear, and healthy will give you a greater connection to your … Continue reading Lung Cleanse: 10 Ways to Detox Your Lungs

Air pollution now comes from consumer and industrial products as much as vehicles

Car emissions take a lot of the blame for air pollution, but it looks like they could soon be eclipsed by consumer and industrial products. A new study published in Science has found that as cars get increasingly cleaner and tailpipe emissions continue to drop, the emissions that come from many of our everyday products are now … Continue reading Air pollution now comes from consumer and industrial products as much as vehicles

Most furniture is full of toxins which pollute your indoor air; here are 5 ways to eliminate the poison

Your home is supposed to be a place where you can relax and unwind, but did you know that your furniture can contain various toxins? Even brand new furniture can be full of toxic chemicals used in various “harmless” features. These compounds that make furniture comfy to lounge around in belong to volatile organic compounds (VOCs), a class of … Continue reading Most furniture is full of toxins which pollute your indoor air; here are 5 ways to eliminate the poison

Toxin Cleanse: Which Toxins Are Disrupting Your Health?

Source: Toxin Cleanse: Which Toxins Are Disrupting Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group Currently, more than 80,000 chemicals are used to produce many of the common household products we use in the United States. With an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 new chemicals being introduced every year, it’s impossible to completely avoid exposure to these agents. … Continue reading Toxin Cleanse: Which Toxins Are Disrupting Your Health?

Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins

Source: Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins by Dr. Edward Group Many people don’t realize the number of toxins they are surrounded by in their home. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the air in homes and other buildings is usually more polluted than the air outdoors, even in major cities. With many new … Continue reading Recognizing and Avoiding Common Household Toxins