hey what’s up it’s Jeffrey Lin. Today I want to talk about four things that could be causing your allergic reactions and inflammation is to be worse when it’s hot if you’re like me with multiple immune chronic illnesses there’s always different things to fight through in every season and these are the kind of […]
You may not be wearing an insulated wetsuit like Pacific swimmer Ben Lecomte, but part of the outfit you’re wearing right now is going to come in contact with the ocean eventually. The new invisible threat that they’re discovering is that microfiber from all our clothes ends up in the ocean, and now they’re finding […]
Enesta Jones: Hello and welcome to Green Scene, an environmental podcast you can take with you. I’m Enesta Jones of the Office of Public Affairs. Millions of Americans suffer from the serious and sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease called asthma. While May is Asthma Awareness Month, EPA is committed year-round to educating all Americans about asthma […]
Can breathing in traffic fumes during infancy increase the risk of allergies later on? Recent Canadian research led by Dr. Michael Brauer and Dr. Hind Sbihi from The University of British Columbia is pointing in that direction. Their study followed children in four Canadian cities and found that babies who were exposed to higher levels […]
I’m just concerned as anybody about the effect air quality has on our health and as a GP especially I see that pollution is a trigger for people with asthma. It’s really really important our survey show that affects more than two-thirds of people with asthma so it’s really really key to make sure that […]
>>Narrator: In California, wildfires and controlled burns can occur at any time. Other emergencies, like train derailments or refinery fires can also affect air quality with smoke and hazardous chemicals. When these events occur, it’s important to reduce your exposure to smoke When you are exposed, even for short periods of time, it can result […]
Families living in highly polluted areas are more likely to have children with asthma. We also know that with air pollutants children inhale, can damage airways and cause asthma. What we do not know is if air pollutants can damage children prenatally, meaning before children are born and cause inborn predisposition to asthma.