Healthy Home

Camille Johnson

6 simple principles to crack the wellness code

Living well is an art, not a science. It begins with your health and making choices that lower stress and create satisfaction. From the space you call home to the food you eat, these 6 prinicples can help you make a masterpiece of the art of living…

Jenny Smiechowski

The 3 most dangerous daily sources of aluminum and the damage it does

Besides breast cancer, aluminum exposure can cause neurotoxicity — a form of damage to the central and/or peripheral nervous system. It’s even linked to Alzheimer’s. So, you want to stay on top of your aluminum exposure, especially since research shows we’re regularly exposed to far too much…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

To lower your coronavirus risk at home, open your windows

The coronavirus pandemic still has many of us “safer at home.” Yet, studies show that the virus is transmitted far more easily indoors than out. Luckily, there’s one simple thing you can do to help keep yourself and your family safe at home. It all has to do with airflow…

Joyce Hollman

How nail polish, canned foods and cash register receipts increase your risk of death from COVID-19

We know that air pollution is linked to diabetes, hypertension, coronary artery disease and asthma — conditions that just happen to make people especially vulnerable to respiratory infections. But what about the toxins right in your home that are “hacking” your immune system?

Jenny Smiechowski

How to keep from spreading COVID-19 while doing laundry

There’s been a lot of focus on keeping your hands and house clean to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But you should know that your clothes can carry the virus, too. Experts don’t know exactly how long. But they suspect it could be anywhere from several hours to an entire day…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How to bring essentials into your home without inviting COVID-19 in

With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the globe and from coast to coast here in the United States, it’s vital to remember that every time you step out your door, there is the potential to bring back the virus, not just in your body but on yourself and other objects that enter your home.