News tagged with human exposure

Thirdhand smoke linked to type 2 diabetes

Thirdhand smoke (THS) results when exhaled smoke gets on surfaces - clothing, hair, homes and cars. THS has been shown, in mice, to damage the liver and lungs, complicate wound-healing and cause hyperactivity. Add to this ...

Mar 02, 2016
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Could a dose of nature be just what the doctor ordered?

Numerous studies over the past 30 years have linked exposure to nature with improved human health and well-being. These findings are of growing importance: In the near future, 70% of the world's population will live in cities, ...

Apr 08, 2015
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