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What’s Your Indoor Air Quality Like This Winter?

What’s Your Indoor Air Quality Like This Winter?

The winter months bring a lot of wonderful things: holidays, family get-togethers, sipping cocoa while it snows outside, falling asleep in front of a warm fire. So as the temperatures drop, people predictably spend more and more time indoors…which is great for staying cozy, but maybe not so great for your health. Of all the seasons, winter presents the greatest indoor air quality (IAQ) conundrum: you spend most of your time indoors to keep warm, but what kind of air…

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Is Particulate Matter Affecting Your Health?

Is Particulate Matter Affecting Your Health?

Pollution has long been connected to breathing difficulties, and considering the average adult breathes 3,000 gallons of air per day, that can be a huge problem. City dwellers often flee urban settings in favor of the “fresh air” of the country – and sometimes, with good reason. Those who suffer from respiratory complications can have an especially hard time with air quality in highly polluted areas. Polluted air can be particularly harmful – not just to those with asthma and allergies,…

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10 Great Reasons to Drink More Water

10 Great Reasons to Drink More Water

Most people would probably grudgingly admit that they don’t drink enough water. With so many other alternatives out there that taste good – juice, colas, sports drinks – drinking water can seem, well, boring. Or maybe they assume they’re getting enough water from other sources, like the all-day-long coffee drinker. (You know the type I’m talking about.) When you better understand not just how necessary water is to a healthy life, but the range of benefits it can have, you…

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