Air pollution clearly linked to fossil fuels and to brain cancer

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/13/air-pollution-particles-linked-to-brain-cancer-in-new-research Air pollution nanoparticles linked to brain cancer for first time Exclusive: tiny particles produced by motor traffic can invade the brain and carry carcinogens Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington Wed 13 Nov 2019 05.57 EST New research has linked air pollution nanoparticles to brain cancer for the first time. The ultra-fine particles (UFPs) are produced … Continue reading Air pollution clearly linked to fossil fuels and to brain cancer

Want to clear out your sinuses? Use a neti pot

The neti pots pictured in this article are one method of flushing your sinuses. Personally, I found it easier to use a bottle that pushes the water thru one nostril without my having to figure out how to lay my head sideways. The Neil-Med that I use is pictured at the end of the article. … Continue reading Want to clear out your sinuses? Use a neti pot

Setting up fall detection on your Apple Watch

Fall detection on the Apple Watch is a major safety feature for older people whose very life can depend on not falling. Often the inactivity required as part of the recovery from a fall can bring on respiratory ailments and more. Trick is to avoid falling in the first place. But, if you can't do … Continue reading Setting up fall detection on your Apple Watch

Birth month may predict future health issues

Your birth month determines which year you begin your formal education. Can it also help determine your future health issues? https://apple.news/Apdcd34rxTV62yQQj9AR7IA How Your Birth Month Affects Your Health By Samantha Leal Can your birth month tell you what types of illnesses you'll have? What body parts you need to be more mindful of? What risk … Continue reading Birth month may predict future health issues

Coffee’s good for you in the morning — not your imagination

Many of us couldn't survive without a cup of coffee in the morning. Turns out it's not all creative imagination. There are real benefits produced in our body by starting the day with that first cup. https://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/your-first-cup-of-coffee-does-these-5-surprising-things-for-your-brain-each-every-day.html Your First Cup of Coffee Does These 5 Surprising Things for Your Brain Each and Every Day Coffee … Continue reading Coffee’s good for you in the morning — not your imagination

Air pollution linked to increases in crime

A link between air pollution and violent crime makes perfect sense with even a moment's thought. Hot summer days, particularly for those without air conditioning, has the same effect. We humans like ideal conditions for the air we breathe. If our surroundings aren't optimal, we may not consciously react but our bodies and psyches are … Continue reading Air pollution linked to increases in crime

How disgusting is your water bottle?

I am a happy fan of S'well water bottles which do an amazing job of keeping hot things hot and cold things cold, but I acknowledge I don't clean them thoroughly as often as I should. This tells me why that's it's a mistake. Bottom line tho is get a reusable water bottle, preferably steel … Continue reading How disgusting is your water bottle?