House plants can benefit indoor air quality

Common houseplants such as peace lily and ivy can provide health benefits by improving air quality around the home, finds a new report from the University of Reading and Royal Horticultural Society.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Omicron tests the limits of COVID-19 testing

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we've heard that frequent testing should be a key component in controlling spread of the virus. But two years in, Americans continue to struggle finding tests and getting results ...


Study shows when housing quality is poor, children suffer

Housing instability and homelessness are widely understood to have an impact on health, and certain housing problems have been linked to specific childhood health conditions, such as mold with asthma. But it has not been ...


How African homes impact health

Machine learning study finds housing have improved in sub-Saharan Africa but adequate water and sanitation remains biggest challenge.

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