You may find this hard to believe, but chances are your indoor air is worse than the outdoor air you breathe. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s often 2 to 5 times worse. (Sometimes, it’s 100 times worse. Yikes!) But take a … Continue reading The Best Houseplants that Remove Pollution
The COVID-19 vaccines in use now have been touted for how well they work—the Pfizer vaccine trials found its product to be 95 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections after both shots and the Moderna 94.1 percent effective after the … Continue reading Can You Spread Coronavirus After You Receive the Vaccine?
The U.S. this week started requiring travelers to show negative Covid-19 tests before flying to the United States from abroad. Now the Biden administration is “actively looking” at whether to mandate Covid-19 tests before domestic flights, a senior Centers for … Continue reading Covid Testing: Airlines Push Back On Testing For Domestic Flights
Ever wonder if you can get a cough from an air conditioner? We’ll take you through how the cold and pressure may lead to cough or potentially even a cold. Have you ever wondered if you can get a cough … Continue reading Signs Your Air Conditioner Makes You Sick
EVERYONE’S BEEN paying much more attention (cough cough COVID-19) to what they’re inhaling these days. And it made us wonder: As a country, what are we inhaling these days? Our research team went deep into the data on 100 major … Continue reading The Best and Worst U.S. Cities for Healthy Lungs – Lung Health
If you’ve ever stepped off a plane with stained and rumpled clothes, a pore-clogged face, a jet lag-induced headache, and a mouth that still tastes like hours-old airplane food, you know how tricky it can be to stay clean and … Continue reading Travel Hygiene Tips: Staying Fresh on the Road
Sales of face masks are spiking in China and around the world amid a coronavirus outbreak. For the average person, wearing a mask is not as effective as everyday measures like hand-washing and avoiding close contact with anyone who might … Continue reading Why Face Masks Probably Won’t Protect You From Coronavirus
Did you know that us Americans spend 90 percent of our lives indoors? Between commuting to and from our jobs, spending 8+ hours a day working and going about our normal daily business, we see nature more on our TVs … Continue reading 6 Health Benefits of Being Outdoors
Are you getting enough vitamin D? If you’re like most women in the U.S., you may not be. We’re supposed to get our daily supply of this important nutrient from the sun and from food, but according to recent studies, … Continue reading 7 Reasons Women Need to Get Their Vitamin D Levels Checked…Now!
The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you’re afraid of getting sick or you’re downright chilly — you might want to reconsider. Continue reading Why You Should Always Turn on the Air Vent Above You During a Flight