1. JamesGatz

    What are the best plants to have in your home ? Is there a benefit to having Christmas trees in your backyard that you can spend time around ?

    One of my neighbors has these evergreen trees all over her front yard (they have a very clean Christmas Tree smell that you smell when you buy evergreens - I notice that when I am near her house around her trees - The air feels significantly cleaner and I feel a noticeable metabolic boost - I...
  2. haidut

    Air pollution impairs cognition, aspirin is protective

    A new study demonstrating that even short-term (less than a month) exposure to polluted air impaired cognition in humans, and that the mechanism of action was by triggering an inflammatory response. Ergo, anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and especially aspirin, were found to be protective. Since...
  3. haidut

    Simply Inhaling Endotoxin (LPS) May Cause Parkinson Disease (PD)

    The role of endotoxin (LPS) in neurodegenerative diseases is becoming more and more recognized, despite claims by mainstream medicine that LPS only poses danger to people with severely compromised livers. However, even scientists that are aware of the causative role of LPS in those diseases...
  4. S

    Best Place To Live In USA

    Would anyone know what is the best city / state in the united states for peating? Considering mainly sun, heat and air quality?
  5. noqcks

    Air Conditioning’s Health Effects?

    I’ve heard reports of Air Conditioning causing things like rhinitis, fatigue, headaches, etc. Does anyone have first hand experience with this? It’s quite hot in my city right now and I’m using an AC unit. I’ve noticed that the lining of my nose seems a little inflamed.
  6. haidut

    Pollution (and Resulting Anxiety) Predicts Violence And Unethical Behavior

    For those of you who have read the book Freakonomics, you probably remember the chapter discussing the drop in violent crime in the US during the late 80s and early 90s. The authors made the claim that neither better law enforcement, nor social programs were responsible for that drop. Rather...
  7. haidut

    B Vitamins As Antidote To Air Pollution

    I hope this news is not taken as an excuse by governments around the world to increase pollution and start distributing B vitamins to the population as treatment. But given the already high pollution in most major cities around the world, taking a B complex vitamin could be a cheap and safe way...
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