Indoor air quality study shows aircraft in flight may have lowest particulate levels
If you're looking for an indoor space with a low level of particulate air pollution, a commercial airliner flying at cruising altitude may be your best option. A newly reported...
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Cincinnati Children's scientists receive grant to advance research on air pollution and mental health
Scientists at Cincinnati Children's just received a 5-year grant totaling $5.3 million from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to advance research into the...
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COVID-19 lockdown highlights ozone chemistry in China
Recently, the ozone season in China has been getting longer, spreading from summer into early spring and late winter. The COVID-19 lockdown can help explain why. Researchers...
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Rising rivers of plastic polluting Port Phillip Bay
About 2.5 billion pieces of rubbish are flowing through the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers each year and the problem is getting worse.
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‘The product is dangerous': NSW moves to ban toxic firefighting chemical
The decision has been welcomed as a “commendable step” by communities across Australia polluted with the chemicals
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Neurobehavioural and cognitive effects of prenatal exposure to organochlorine compounds in three year old children
We report data of a Belgian observational prospective cohort study regarding cognitive and behavioural development until the age of 36 months in relation to internal exposure...
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Eastern suburbs council darkens the night sky to reduce light pollution
Waverley Council is considering ways to cut light pollution in Sydney's eastern suburbs without affecting public safety.
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Study investigates racial discrimination in home-renting process
Economists and urban planners generally agree that local pollution sources disproportionally impact racial minorities in the U.S. The reasons for this are largely unclear, but...
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3 Reasons People Use Organic Hand Soaps
HealthStatus 3 Reasons People Use Organic Hand Soaps In today's world filled with pollution, people are now inclined to maintain a sustainable, healthy lifestyle. From fitness...
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How outdoor pollution affects indoor air quality
Just when you thought you could head indoors to be safe from the air pollution that plagues the Salt Lake Valley, new research shows that elevated air pollution events, like...
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Spain: Another 9 care home residents dead and 78 infected with COVID-19 days...
Nine elderly care home residents in Spain have died and a further 69 tested positive for COVID-19 10 days after they were given the first dose of Pfizer's COVID vaccination...
Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity...
British researchers have found that vitamin D helps fight a serious form of skin cancer known as melanoma. In a study published in the journal Cancer Research, they reported...
Media workers shot dead on way home in Afghanistan
The head of the local broadcaster said the three women were recent high school graduates aged between 18 and 20.
SARS-CoV-2 viremia predicts severe COVID-19 disease outcomes
The SARS-CoV-2 plasma viremia has been linked to severe disease and death in COVID-19 cases in small-scale cohort studies. The current study, published on the pre-print server...
‘That is a form of systemic racism': Buckley admits he was dismissive of Lumumba
Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley says he was unintentionally guilty of a form of systemic racism in being dismissive of Heritier Lumumba's experience and claims about the club.
Victorian Liberals lose planning fight over social housing drive
Opposition planning spokesman Tim Smith said the changes had concerned residents, who would effectively be powerless to stop developments in their neighbourhoods or have a say...
Treasurer plays down prospect of aged care levy
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has played down the idea of a Medicare-style levy being used to help cover the cost of the aged care system.
Biden's pick for key Cabinet job loses nomination over mean tweets
Longtime Democratic policy adviser Neera Tanden will not become Biden's budget director, in the administration's first defeat in filling a Cabinet post.
ANZ tips home loan curbs as overheating fears rise
ANZ Bank economists say regulators could intervene to curb lending to the most highly-geared home buyers later this year.
The Importance of Being on Time for an Hospital Appointment
As human beings, we are very social creatures, always communicating with our loved ones, acquaintances, and service providers. This is why even during but most especially due...