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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.

    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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    Trouble in Vega-dise

    “Put yourself in the position of an FDA official charged with approving or disapproving a new drug. You can make two very different mistakes: 1) Approve a drug that turns...
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    Made in China – Including the World’s Worst Air Pollution

    Earlier this week, the air pollution in Harbin, China, was so bad it actually reduced visibility to less than 46 meters (50 yards). Imagine being unable to see the...
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    Are All Green Exercise Machines Equal?

    Last time, we discussed the different ways consumers can embrace Green Fitness. Now let’s take it a step further by going a bit deeper into our comparison of Green...
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    The Rise of the Eco-Friendly Pharmacist

    Ever flush the rest of your meds down the toilet to get rid of them? Think twice before you do it again; they could end up in the public...
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    Could Environmental Factors Be Playing A Role In Rise Of Kidney Disease?

    For years, mysterious epidemics of kidney disease have been simmering within agricultural hotspots in the developing world, from tropical El Salvador to the South Asian highlands of Sri Lanka...

    Environmental Damage: Smokers, Is It Really Just about You?

    So you know what smoking does to your body, but you're not bothered because it's just your body and your choice, right? Wrong. Smoking damages far more than just...
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    Minimising the Risk from Lead in the Water

    When we started to pipe water into our house and channel sewage away in the Victorian era, engineers and inventors were completely unaware of the dangers of lead from...

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