A new report is out today. Climate scientists say we’ve reached a new air quality milestone: Air quality in the Arctic has now reached 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide. The global combined air quality currently is at 395 ppm. Apparently, it’s just a matter of time for the rest of the world [...]
I was driving to my office this morning. Came upon a school bus stopped to pick up kids. The tailpipe emissions were blowing right into my car’s air vents. I actually felt my nose lining start to sting. I can’t remember the last time that had happened.
Obviously, this school bus was a bit “old [...]
We hear so much about antioxidants these days. They are important for the body in so many ways. Antioxidants, found in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and quality vitamin and mineral supplements, may reduce cancer risk (although the science is still not settled or conclusive yet), may reduce risk for cardiovascular disease.
Fox News ran a story yesterday on how to combat seasonal allergies through diet. Get plenty of fruits, veggies, fish and appropriate, naturally-based supplements. Couldn’t agree more.
Here’s another piece from Mayo on the topic. Pretty consistent messages between both. Someday, all the health experts will refer to “immune balance” rather than immune [...]
I went to a very interesting conference yesterday: the annual meeting of the Iowa Wind Energy Association. Iowa has now surpassed California and is second only to Texas in total megawatts of power generated by wind. Currently, the United States gets 1% of its power from wind. The federal goal is to generate 20% from [...]
My local paper ran a HUGE story today warning that more than half the schools in the state (Iowa) ranked in the top half of schools nationwide located in areas with high toxic air levels. God, that sounds like Chernobyl is right next door. The real kicker, buried deep in the story, is this:
“The federal database [...]
This is about your only hope in avoiding airborne contaminants
I was all ready to write today’s post, something about stress-coping techniques. Then I opened my laptop and my editorial plans changed instantly.
As I lifted up my laptop screen, I saw the typical dust, splotches, and other assorted crud that always accumulate on the [...]