News tagged with indoor air quality
(Medical Xpress)—For decades, no one worried much about the air quality inside people's homes unless there was secondhand smoke or radon present. Then scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence ...
Health Apr 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Providing parents who smoke with measurements of their homes indoor air quality (IAQ), in addition to usual smoking advice, leads to better IAQ and reduces children's exposure to second hand smoke.
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The rapid shift from nomadic life to modern-day culture in the United Arab Emirates has exposed residents to significant indoor air quality risks that can lead to respiratory illness, according to a new study from the University ...
Health May 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of Baltimore City children who have asthma and live with smokers shows that indoor air cleaners can greatly reduce household air pollution and lower the rates of daytime asthma symptoms ...
Health Aug 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open.
Other Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Many Americans use space heaters to provide extra warmth during winter, but they can cause burns and fires if not used properly, an expert warns.
Health Mar 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0