Could your home be making you sick?
According to Choice, “poor air quality and poor air circulation in our homes can have a negative impact on our health – exacerbating symptoms for people with allergies and health conditions such as asthma and other respiratory issues. It could be affecting your sleep, or causing headaches or minor – and even major – health irritations.”
COVID hospitalizations on the rise as U.S. enters Labor Day weekend
According to CBS News, “the U.S. is seeing a significant rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations as it enters Labor Day weekend. According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 15,067 new COVID patient hospitalizations for the week ending Aug. 19. That marked an 18.8% jump from the week before, and a staggering 86.9% increase over the past month.”
The kitchen is key to improving indoor air quality, say experts
According to PHYS ORG, “indoor air pollution generated by cooking fuels such as charcoal and wood causes approximately four million premature deaths every year.”
Imperial experts to study air pollution exposure inside 100 London homes
According to the Imperial London College, “the WellHome study, led by Imperial College London’s world-leading Environmental Research Group, is a first-of-its-kind community-based study focusing on assessing air quality inside and outside of homes, as well as identifying various contaminants such as chemicals, biological agents, and microplastics that are present within the home environment.”