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We have known for some time that exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of a person having a stroke. Researchers from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health have been investigating this theory further. They found that...
This latest fire in California is by far the most destructive and deadly the state has ever seen. Over the last 12 months, this new wave of ‘super fires’ seems to be occurring more and more. What is happening? Why...
As fires continue to burn across California this week, it is clear this is the most destructive forest fire the state has ever seen. So far 50 people have lost their lives, local wildlife has perished, hundreds of thousands of...
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) encompasses a range of respiratory diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Often a result of smoking, COPD symptoms include shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness, a chronic cough, excess mucus, weight loss, frequent respiratory infections,...
According to a report from the WHO (World Health Organization), in India more children die as a result of exposure to INDOOR air pollution than they do from pollution outside. In 2016, 66,800 children under five died as a result...
There is increasing evidence linking childhood asthma to anxiety later on in life. Children with asthma are 2 to 3 times more likely to struggle with anxiety as adults. But the reasons why are still not fully understood. A recent...