As of September 2022, office attendance is hovering around half of what it was before the Covid-19 pandemic. This has been met with mixed reactions from workers and employers alike, with a trend toward workers wanting to remain at home and bosses wanting them back
When you think about the air quality in your home, you’re probably more focused on indoor air pollution than moisture content. However, the amount of water in the air, also known as relative humidity, can impact your health and home just as much (or more)
Allergy triggers are substances in our environment that cause an allergic reaction. Though some of the symptoms overlap, an allergic reaction is a very specific event in your body and is different from an infection, intolerance, or poisoning.
Everyone’s immune system is a little different depending
Seasonal allergies affect up to 30% of the global population, making allergy symptoms extremely common among adults and children. A seasonal allergy develops when your immune system overreacts to something in your environment, whether it's burning bush in the fall or grass pollen in the
The Fungus Kingdom contains a very wide variety of lifeforms just as diverse as plants, animals, or bacteria. We typically group fungi into three groups- invisible microscopic single-celled yeast, mold with invisible spores but obvious large colonies, and the species that produce the large fruiting
The best indoor environment for studying is free from distraction. A recent review article that examined 21 studies on how both students and teachers get distracted, found that “neutral” levels of noise, temperature, lighting, and carbon dioxide were best for learning.
What makes for neutral is
Your skin is an adaptive whole-body protection organ that is constantly fending off attacks from all angles. But as we age, our skin will inevitably start to break down both for natural intrinsic reasons and environmental extrinsic reasons. Aging from outside and from within have
Keeping clothes and shoes in good shape when they are not being worn not only lets you keep your favorite items, it’s also better for the wallet and environment. A study in Norway found that most clothing is used for 4 or 5 years and
A study in 2016 showed that more than half of the world takes care of at least one pet, with dogs being the most popular, followed by cats and then fish. There are also millions of other animals we like to take care of, as
No. They do not remove carbon dioxide (CO2). Almost all air purifiers are designed to capture some combination of particles and toxic gasses, but CO2 can’t be captured by the same filters that capture other gaseous air pollution. Only ventilation removes CO2.
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