Tag Archives: Pollution

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

Tips to reduce wood heater pollution

If you have an indoor wood burning heater, there are some simple steps you can take before starting it up this winter to help improve air quality. “As the temperatures drop and winter sets in, doing some simple checks can significantly improve the air quality for you and your neighbours,” NSW EPA Chief Environmental Regulator… Read More »

Air Pollution Linked to Hypertension, Heart Diseases: Study

Air pollution (Photo Credits: ANI) New York, June 25: People who are exposed to high pollution levels are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, metabolic syndrome and heart diseases, says a new study. Air Pollution Reduces Life Expectancy of Indians by 2.6 Years. In the study, published in Journal of Public Health, the researchers… Read More »

How to reduce indoor air pollution

Indoor air quality refers to the quality of air within the buildings and structures where you live. Understanding how to control common pollutants may help reduce your risk of immediate and long-term health effects. The American Lung Association1 maintains a list of common pollutants with a negative effect on your health, including building and paint… Read More »