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Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Sick Building Syndrome and airborne contaminants

When building occupants are becoming ill from their environment but the exact cause is unknown, it’s called Sick Building Syndrome. This situation is a concern to anyone responsible for the health and well being of...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Housekeeping myths that keep your home dirty

A typical six-room home accumulates 40 pounds of dust every year. On average, you spend about 2.5 hours a week cleaning your home. By learning the truth behind these six household cleaning misconceptions, you...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Himalayan salt lamps: Worth their salt?

Himalayan salt lamps DO NOT purify indoor air. These trendy little lamps consist of a light bulb placed inside a chunk of pink Himalayan salt. They’re easily recognized by their hand-carved, often stylized shapes...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Vehicle interior air quality

Vehicle interior air quality (VIAQ) – Indoor Air Quality on wheels An emerging area of interest is gathering momentum amongst scientists, consumers, health advocates, vehicle manufacturers, and even legislators – vehicle interior air quality,...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Healthcare acquired infections (HAIs): What’s in the air?

When a person catches an illness in the hospital or other healthcare facility, it is called a healthcare-acquired infection (HAI), also known as a nosocomial infection or hospital-acquired infection. These infections take a toll...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Do Air Purifiers Really Work?

Ionizers, ozone zappers, UV lights…what can you believe about the many claims of air filter and air purifier manufacturers? The home air purifier market has undergone many shifts and starts in its decades-long history...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Mold dangerous to my health

Is Mold dangerous to my health? Mold is a type of fungus that often looks like fuzzy spots of different colors, including green, gray, or black. More than 100,000 mold species have been identified....

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Air quality and lung cancer

Although smoking is the #1 cause of lung cancer, almost one in five people in the U.S. diagnosed with lung cancer this year have never smoked. The second leading cause of lung cancer is...

Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Controlling Pet Odor

Most pet owners deal with odors in their home at one time or another. Sometimes, the pet itself is the source of the odor. Other times it’s soiled carpets, cages or beds that are...