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9 DIY Car Air Fresheners to Spruce Up Your Ride

What is that smell?! We've all been there. Maybe you've got messy kids. Maybe you just completed a long road trip. Either way, your car smells bad. You could reach for conventional car air fresheners,…

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Stop Winter Indoor Air Pollution at Its Source

You've got the sniffles. Your eyes are watery and you have a sore throat, too. But, hey, it's winter; what else can you expect in the thick of cold and flu season, right? Maybe. But while you're downi…

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Study: India’s Air Worst in World

India has the worst air quality in the world, beating even its neighbor China, according to an annual survey based at Yale and Columbia universities in the United States. Science News by NewsLoo…

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My Kids Are Covered in a Blanket of Smog

  This is a Guest Post from Jessica Gottlieb: This morning I dropped the kids off to school and headed into the Hollywood Hills for a quick hike. As I often do in the mornings, I took adv…

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5 Ways to Clean Up the Air at School

  by Katy Farber, Moms Clean Air Force School is in full swing now.† I have been pretending that it isnít really happening because I know, as a teacher, once I go back, I hit the ground r…

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Crush Your Allergy Culprits

Strapping on a gas mask and inflating the sterilized bubble that will soon be your new abode? Stop, put down the bicycle pump, and take these easy steps first. From the Editors of Women's Health …

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Hybrid Tugboat Reduces Emissions At California Ports

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the largest container ports in the nation, are home to the first and only hybrid electric tugboat in the world, and researchers at the University of Californ…

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Is Your Air Cleaner Making Your Air Quality Worse?

Ozone can be good or bad -- depending on where it is. The good ozone occurs 10 to 30 miles above the earth and protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Bad ozone occurs at ground …

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How Your Home Affects Your Health

By Robyn Griggs Lawrence, Experience Life Potentially hazardous chemicals, in the form of building materials, furnishings and cleaning products, infiltrate nearly everyone's homes. They're fo…

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Is the Air in Nail Salons Dangerous?

Q: Is it dangerous to breath the air in a nail salon? A: The products used in nail salons usually contain solvents and other chemicals that may have adverse health effects on workers and† customers…

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