Air quality is a factor in any game, but just how much can be hard to tell. Pollution can cause a wide variety of problems, including degrading athletic performance. Some doctors even recommend that people who live in cities avoid exercise during commute hours in
In the fall of 2020, downtown Los Angeles suffered the worst smog it had seen in almost 30 years when ozone pollution spiked to 185 parts per billion. For many, it was a bleak reminder of the pervasive yellow-brown haze that used to hover over
It takes a lot of plants to clean the air.
A NASA study in 1989 found some interesting results when exposing plants to the air pollution chemicals known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). It seemed that the plants in combination with the soil and soil microbes
A recent Harvard study estimated that fossil fuel emissions caused 8 million deaths in 2018. That means pollution from burning fossil fuels was responsible for almost 20% of all deaths that year. It is difficult to estimate the total worldwide health burden of air pollution,
Molekule is happy to announce upgraded firmware for Air Pro that activates carbon dioxide, relative humidity, and VOC monitoring that pairs with an upgraded app that communicates air quality with a single score. Our hope is that this will give the public one more perspective
Wildfires have always contributed to air pollution. However, until recently, most particle pollution in the western United States was created by emissions from vehicles and industrial sources. With the drastic increase in wildfires over the past few years, wildfire smoke has risen to be one
Contaminants in your indoor air do not just come from pollution outside — in fact, there are many ways in which indoor air can be even more polluted than outdoors. Mold, industrial chemicals, carbon dioxide and several other pollutants can build up in closed spaces
If you have been concerned about wildfires and the smoke they create lately, you are not alone. California and the western United States are experiencing an increasing number of smoky days each year and this year’s wildfires have even caused smoky pollution on the east
Getting in shape is one of the best things that you can do to stay healthy. Regular exercise can help you look, think, feel and even sleep better. However, when air quality is poor, working out can come with its own health hazards.
Physical activity typically
We spend 90% of our lives indoors, so we can identify quite a few types of indoor air pollution. It is simple to know when smoke from cooking is filling the house or when mold starts to make a room smell like mildew. However, other