Suffer the Children: New Report Outlines Pollution’s Reach
Posted on: December 10, 2018 | By Mike Booth
It’s a shocking statistic: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1.8 billion children under the age of 15—93 percent of the world’s population of children—are exposed to toxic air every day. That’s the finding of WHO’s new report, called Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air, which outlines the grave situation […]
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the dental profession is one of the most dangerous, because of the typical working conditions and chances of breathing in harmful contaminants. But some of the dangers affecting dental lab workers aren’t because of dust coming from the substrates they work with—germs, bacteria and viruses affect workers, too. […]
According to the American Lung Association, more than 40 percent of Americans breathe in dirty air every day. That’s the findings from the association’s annual State of the Air report, which tabulates the quality of air in cities across the United States, factoring in smog, air pollution, carbon monoxide levels from car exhaust and spikes […]
Some jobs are just riskier than others. Take hang-gliding instructors. Or high-rise window washers. Or lion tamers, bear trap testers or even fireworks packers. But those pale in comparison to the riskiest industry in America: the dental industry. According to a study conducted by Business Insider, the dental industry has five of the top ten […]
Another fall, another flu season. Last year’s flu season was particularly harsh, and some are predicting this season will match or exceed the severity of last year’s. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is asking everyone over the age of six months old to get inoculated against the flu. According to the CDC, […]
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