Urbanization has increased the standard and quality of living and has added more comfort in our lives. Though it seems all advantageous on the outside, urbanization comes with its share of adversities, the biggest one being negative health effects. Health effects that are bad for you and worse for your child. Children are more prone to diseases than an adult
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Get Rid of Indoor Air Pollution Lurking in Your Kitchen
The World Environment Day, every year, marks as a reminder for all of us to protect the world we live in. Saving the environment and monitoring our actions which harm the earth is very important in today’s day and age. Outdoor air pollution is a major threat to the environment but so is indoor air pollution. In fact, our homes
Is Air Conditioning Becoming Friendly or Deadly?
Gone are the days when the air conditioner used to be a luxurious possession. In today’s time, it has become a daily need. In this scorching heat, we all look for an opportunity to just sit relax in front of our air conditioners. From homes to offices, air conditioners have become a necessity. And the usage of air conditioners hardly
Soft Toys Are A Health Risk to Your Kids. Find Out How
Soft toys are an essential part of childhood. We all remember having a soft toy that we loved during our early years, which we did not seem to part with no matter how old it got. Some of us still have them packed safely in a corner of our cupboard, to reminisce the memories of our childhood. Now, it’s your
Air Pollution: A Hazardous Threat to Your New-Born Baby
Air pollution in India is rising and causing enormous levels of harm to us with each passing day. We’ve often heard that children are more vulnerable to air pollution than adults, more so in the case of new-born babies. Have you ever wondered why? There are several reasons for it. New-born babies breathe faster than adults, absorbing more air, eventually
What Is the Connection Between Climate Change and Air Pollution?
Climate change and air pollution – the duo that is causing chaos on earth at an ever-increasing pace. While they might seem like only slightly connected to each other, the truth is they are interconnected to a great extent. In order to understand how air pollution and climate change are connected to each other and how together they are causing
5 Harmful Effects: Smog Not Just Smoke Effects Your Lungs
Smog – a combination of the words, smoke, and fog- is a deadly form of air pollution. The term was first used by H.A. Des Voeux in 1905 to describe the atmospheric conditions in Britain as a result of heavy industrialization. When atmospheric pollutants and gases released from the burning of fossil fuels react with sunlight and ozone, it causes
Beware! Air Pollution May Be Affecting your Child’s Development
Air pollution has a negative impact on people of all age groups. However, air pollution poses a greater threat to children than adults. Their bodies are still in the developing stage, making children more vulnerable to the adverse effects of both indoor and outdoor air pollution. Not just physical but air pollution has an impact on their intellectual development. Let