How to combat the pollutants harming your heart
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide. And one risk factor we feel we can do little about is pollution. So-called “safe” levels have been linked to everything from Afib to heart failure, but waiting on experts to fix this problem could be too late. Here’s what you need to know to lower your risks…
12 surprising ways air conditioning affects us
Whether you have one in your home or not, when it’s hot, most of us certainly wish for one. But air conditioning can be a mixed blessing. In climates that are consistently hot, it can be a lifesaver. But it does have its tradeoffs. Living in a consistently air-conditioned environment can do both good and not-so-good things to your body.
Popular bleach alternative not so safe to disinfect your home
Chances are, during the pandemic, you got real serious about disinfecting your home. And you may be tempted to continue the habit since it helped lower your exposure not only to COVID-19 but possibly influenza too. But you could be trading the risk of catching any respiratory virus for the risk of serious respiratory damage.
Air pollution: What you should know about this silent threat
Air pollution has not only been associated with asthma and lung diseases but also diabetes and heart attack. Research shows that in the U.S. alone 50,000 people will die this year due to one particular type of air pollution, a silent killer known as PM2.5. Here’s how to protect yourself…
The hidden side effects of air pollution on your heart
When you think of environmental issues, your mind most likely focuses on the planet. But have you stopped to consider how these factors harm you? Air pollution is now the most significant environmental risk for early death, linked to long-term health effects like heart disease. Here’s what you should know — and what you can do to protect yourself…