Commuting to work everyday could be giving you lung cancer
Buildings can earn LEEDS certification for being energy efficient, so why shouldn’t they qualify for being good for our health?
Breathing in pollutants released into the air isn’t healthy for developing lungs, but a new study says it’s harmful for developing brains too.
Smog and car exhaust can take a toll on the heart, and the latest research explores how.
Studies continue to suggest that in utero exposure to pollution can raise the risk of autism
A new study shows just how quickly exposure to air pollution can trigger dangerous changes in the heart, even in otherwise healthy young people.
It’s easy to blame parents when young children gain too much weight, but the latest research suggests that certain obesity risk factors are out of Mom and Dad’s control.
It’s not just an environmental hazard. Dirty air can impact health immediately after exposure.
They may smell sweet, but popular air fresheners can cause serious lung problems.
We all know that high cholesterol, obesity and high blood pressure can increase the risk of having a heart attack. On the behavioral side, triggers include getting angry, exerting yourself and feeling stressed. But none of these …
Looking back at historical data, more than a few scientists have noticed an interesting trend—during surges in industrialization, there appeared to be corresponding jumps in appendicitis cases. With the growth of industry in North America and Europe during the 1800s and early 1900s came the increased emission of pollutants such as …