According to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, 93% of children under the age of 15 are breathing in polluted air every day around the globe resulting in illness. What’s more, children have a higher risk of having negative health effects from air pollution, since they breathe in more than adults and don’t have fully formed lungs.
You might not think coughing is a serious health issue, since most people cough at least once every day. But it depends on what specifically is triggering your cough. Coughs can be linked to illnesses, but they can also be related to your indoor air quality — and it’s just as much a cause for concern.
The modern world is full of chemicals. The food we eat, the cars we drive, the clothing we wear, the buildings we live and work in – there are potentially harmful chemicals all around us. To make matters worse, 90% of us spend 90% of our time inside enclosed spaces, like homes, cars, and offices, trapped with these chemicals.
Is your basement sick and making you ill? Rickety stairs and rodent infiltration aren’t the only dangers lurking in your basement. Whether you visit your basement often for working out or just a quick visit for laundry, the presence of mold and other air contaminants could have a negative impact on your health.
Employers across the world are welcoming their workforce back to the office. They are revising health and sanitization protocols to make sure employees feel safe while at work. But taking daily temperature readings and social distancing is not enough. To regulate the quality of indoor air in your workplace, you must take a few extra steps.
As schools gradually reopen following the disruptions caused by the pandemic, it’s time to put the spotlight on the importance of mold inspections and air quality testing. Schools that have been unoccupied for months have a high chance of having water damage and moisture and mold issues.
As businesses reopen and employees go back to the office, one of the risk mitigation strategies the CDC recommends against harmful pathogens is improving indoor ventilation. One of the most effective ways to do that is by using a medical grade air purifier.
Do you keep waking up with a scratchy throat or nose? Do you live in an area with poor air quality? Or, somewhere with more exposure to pollutants, or harmful pathogens? Has the smoke from wildfires affected your town or city? If so, investing in medical grade air purifiers could be a game-changer for you and your family.
We have been using Mothballs for decades to protect clothing from unwanted pests. Although common, mothballs are actually classified as a pesticide because they’re made of naphthalene or dichlorobenzene. In more recent times, we’ve come to find that these chemicals are toxic to humans and pets.