Air Purifiers News
Air quality in the news. Reports and investigation into the growing air quality problem and its effect on your health.
June 13, 2013
For people with existing heart problems, exposure to high levels of air pollution can trigger the irregular heartbeats that may lead to a stroke or heart attack, according to a new study.
April 8, 2013
Exposure in the first two months of pregnancy to air pollution from traffic sharply increases the risk for birth defects, a new study has found.
March 19, 2013
Traffic fumes across the country are provoking increased instances of asthma and other respiratory diseases. So what is being done about it?
Feb 7, 2013
For the last three weeks, residents of Beijing have been breathing thick, soupy air so choked with pollutants that it has registered far off the scale of acceptable levels. Yet places like Beijing or New Delhi, India, which has also had extremely unhealthy air quality levels, are far from the only cities to be plagued.
ebruary 9, 2013
Inspectors with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health found numerous air quality problems at the Winthrop Middle School last year, including dirty air conditioners, old filters, and high carbon dioxide levels. The inspectors' report, sent to the school officials on Jan.uary 23, made 30 recommendations to improve the air quality in the school. "I'm very concerned as a citizen. The middle school is just about as bad as it gets," said David Osborne, a Winthrop resident who read the report.
November 9, 2012
New study shows pollen counts will more than double in 28 years
September 3, 2012
NASA has found that at least 15 common indoor plants can filter pollutants from the air, to some degree.