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air quality

Smog—bad to the bones

Breathing polluted air causes oxidative stress and inflammation, which could lead to loss of bone mass.

Quality air, quality health

Cuts in pollution lead to widespread improvements in human health—including fewer cases of asthma and a lower risk of heart problems.

Study: Don’t look to plants for air purity

While the greenery is good for you, a properly ventilated home is far more effective at boosting air quality.

Talcum powder and mesothelioma link?

A new study looks at 33 people who developed this rare cancer as a result of possible asbestos exposure in powder.

4 steps to a healthier home

Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.

Sound the asthma alarm

Summer draws nigh, bringing with it a host of troubles for those with asthma and allergies.

Sneezin’ season has sprung

With vigilance and some well-planned actions, you can reduce your family's exposure to seasonal irritants.

Does wallpaper breed toxins?

Fungus on the walls might contribute to 'sick building syndrome.'

‘Green’ offices boost brainpower

Study finds gains in employee productivity.

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