Climate Change: Its Ill-Effects on Health
The temperature increase in the atmosphere is more specifically referred to as global warming. But the climate change is the term currently favored by scientists, as it explicitly includes not only Earth's increasing global average temperature, but also the climate effects caused by this increase.
Carbon Monoxide - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a serious public health concern. Over 10,000 are poisoned by carbon monoxide needing medical treatment each year; over 500 people in the U.S. die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Reduce Your Plastic Use - One Room At a Time
Plastic is painful. Not only for me, it's for everyone. It's is our obligation to reduce the harmful use of this material. I hope this article will help you out to achieve some of it.
20 Simple Ways to Conserve Water
It can be all too easy for us to ignore how much water we, as human beings, actually use on a day-to-day basis. It's time to stop brushing off the growing need to conserve water. Taking the time to learn how you can do your part in saving water can greatly help improve the overall quality of life,... more »
Is Your Environment Making You Sick and What You Can Do About It?
Our environment affects our health in some many ways that many times we are not aware of. Toxins in the environment and our home can be making us sick and causing many health issues that we might not be aware of. I have some simple and easy tips that are easy to implement and can help you clean up... more »
Easing Menopause With A Diet
Oh menopause. The "change," as they say. This season of life is so often regarded as a very challenging time for women, one filled with hormonal upheaval, mood changes, temperature dysregulation, and undesired fluctuations in weight. Basically, it sucks. But does it have to?
Porta Potty Rental: Demand or Necessary?
The restroom is a vital part of the healthy lifestyle. Renting a porta potty unit to ensure the hygiene environment is the best practice. The box-shaped unit offers mobility to relocate according to the user convenience.
Good Personal Hygiene Difficulties in Space: How Do Astronauts Bathe in Space?
For us, it is something common, something that we sometimes do automatically without stopping to think about everything that implies and must work correctly so that actions such as showering or using the toilet is something every day. But this becomes more challenging when these tasks are taken to... more »
The Basic Nutritional Qualities of Water
When it comes to drinking water, there is always room for improvement. This applies to both your personal daily consumption and the overall quality of your home's water supply.
Enviromental Problems in Nigeria: A Discource
The exploitation of natural resources and the desire to carry out developmental projects have brought with it positive and negative impact necessitating the need to exercise restraint in terms of activities of man. The environment is the domain where all desires of man are accomplished. The... more »
Have You Washed Your Hands?
Did you wash your hands today? Yes, here's a guide to why washing hands is so important for your health and hygiene.
When Is The Right Time To Use A Dust Mask?
Whether you are a woodworker, a professional spray painter, a person who deals with dusty rooms or an artist, a dust mask could be incredibly beneficial. It offers protection if you are exposed to harmful substances on a daily basis. There are times when you need to wear a dust mask and this should... more »
Ways To Reduce Toxins in The Body
We are surrounded by toxic chemicals in our daily life. From the pesticides on the foods we eat to the latest tech gadgets and hottest new beauty products, chemicals are everywhere. Unfortunately, these chemicals, such as bisphenol A (BPA), formaldehyde, phthalates and toxic flame retardants etc,... more »
Top Toxic Chemicals Found In E-Waste
As we become more and more dependent on modern technology, the mountain of electronic waste becomes bigger and bigger. The pile of e-waste represents a serious danger to the environment and only through responsible recycling and proper waste differentiation, we will be able to mitigate the negative... more »
How The Environment Toxic Substances Harms Your Health
We don't give much though of how hard our lungs work each day and at what we exposed them to. We mostly believe that smoking is the number one cause of lung damage, but we ignore the many other substances we breath every day that can harm our lungs. We breath toxic substances in work, home, in make... more »
Is the Textile Dyeing Industry an Environmental Hazard?
Color is the first thing we see when buying a fabric. But do you know how this color is dyed onto the fabric. It is usually takes several gallons of water for one pound of fabric.
How Do Solar Panels Affect Climate Change?
Solar power adoption is increasing in the US. But ever wondered how the use of solar panels impacts the overall climate change scenario?
All You Need to Know About Water Purification
Pure water is a basic need these days, not only to avoid the myriad diseases associated with contaminated water but also to ensure the holistic growth and development of human society. Apart from the human intake, it is also used in several industrial processes and as manufacturing input.
Better Living Through Chemistry?
This article talks about how exposure to toxic chemicals in our environment can cause a myriad of negative physical repercussions. The author details her and her father's journey from exposure to subsequent allergies and cancer later in life. Ways to lower and mitigate one's chemical exposure is... more »
Climate and Health
Although global warming may bring some localized benefits, such as fewer winter deaths in temperate climates and increased food production in certain areas, the overall health effects of a changing climate are likely to be overwhelmingly negative. Climate change affects social and environmental... more »