Health

Improving indoor air quality to increase health and well-being

From homes, schools and offices to hospitals, sporting venues and buildings of worship, nearly 90 percent of the average American's time is spent indoors. Because a person is indoors for a signification portion of time each ...

Health

A breath of fresh air for hospitals

Indoor air quality is important for everyone's health but perhaps no more so than in different kinds of medical centre. A team from India has investigated hospital waiting room air quality in terms of patient comfort with ...

Immunology

Research improves health for people with asthma

May is Asthma Awareness Month, and the National Institutes of Health is finding solutions to improve the health of the nearly 25 million people in the United States who currently have asthma. In recent decades, the prevalence ...

Health

How a green building influences the health of its occupants

Green buildings are indeed healthy buildings. So says Dr. Joseph Allen and fellow researchers of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the US. They conducted the first comprehensive review of studies that focused ...

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