• Air Pollution Reduces Intelligence and Life Expectancy

    2 monthes ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    According to a recent report by the Health Effects Institute, 1 95 percent of the world live in areas where the pollution levels are higher than deemed safe by the World Health Organization. This makes air pollution the fourth largest cause of death, following high blood pressure, diet and smoking.
    Fine particulate matter concentration exceeds 10 micrograms per meters cubed for 95 percent of the world, and nearly 60 percent live in areas where the PM exceeds even the least stringent WHO air quality target of 35 ug/m3. 2 Fine PM measuring less than 2.5 micrograms is one...
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  • Household Chemicals Causing Obesity

    2 monthes ago - By Mercola

    By Dr. Mercola
    Using satellite data, the Health Effects Institute found that 95 percent of the world is breathing polluted air. 1 Their statistics are based on outdoor sources of pollution, including transportation vehicles, industrial activity and coal power plants. Although these numbers are considerable, they are likely conservative and do not account for small particulate pollution in your home.
    Over the past 50 years the number of soaps and detergents have grown at an amazing rate as manufacturers work to meet the demands of consumers looking for quick, fragrant solutions to a dirty...
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