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Taking care of your health makes green living that much easier. From protecting yourself from toxins and chemicals to exercising more and reducing your exposure to air pollution, follow the latest stories on Health News to know how you can achieve personal and environmental wellness.

Exercising the Eco-Friendly Way: 5 Tips for Success

Making a few changes to your workout routine can make a big difference for the Earth.
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New Wristband Could Tell You When Your Environment is Toxic

Before air-monitoring systems existed, canaries were used to keep those charged with digging deep below safe. If the canary suddenly dropped dead, the miners harvesting coal from the Earth’s crust...
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Surviving Climate Change – By Genetically Altering You

All life on our planet has changed as our planet has changed. From the birth of our planet out of the cosmic Big Bang, to the time of the...
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How Your Socioeconomic Status May Affect The Toxins In Your Body

In 2013, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School plowed through a decade's worth of health and nutrition data on Americans to find out how socioeconomic status affects...
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Why Resolve to Lose Weight Again? Just Go Green – It’s Easier

Gyms are bracing for impact, as the most common New Year’s resolution – weight loss – means many of us will be running out to join them to shed...
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Time For Action on Heat Related Deaths

Sometimes the heat in the city can make it feel like we’ve sunk into the very centre of the Earth. In 2012 Manhattan saw the warmest year on record...
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Go Easy This Holiday Season on the Eggnog and the Sex – Or You...

As the holidays approach and our minds turn to family and friends, our tummies swell with the food and drink of the season. From gingerbread houses and candy canes, to...

How Parks Encourage Exercise

Most people would agree that being active will improve health, but say the word “exercise” and they think hard work, sweating and engaging in activities that are strict and...
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The Pollution Inside Your Car

Most people are aware that cars emit harmful gases and are major contributors to air pollution, which affects the environment and people's health, as well. But, apart from the...
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5 Underestimated Benefits of Urban Forests

You know that trees are an indispensable factor in our environment. You know that they supply the oxygen we breathe and make our surroundings more beautiful. But, there are...

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