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Wildfire Smoke Causes Rapid Damage to Your Health: Study

MONDAY, June 29, 2020 — Wildfire smoke has an almost immediate harmful effect on the heart and lungs, researchers say. Using data from wildfire seasons between 2010 and 2015 in British Columbia, Canada, the researchers linked exposure to elevated levels of fine particles in smoke with ambulance dispatches for heart and lung conditions. Dispatches rose… Read More »

New study shows that one third of Irish people exercise every day

Independent research experts iReach have released findings from a survey they carried out prior to the COVID-19 restrictions in Ireland. The survey, which was carried out on behalf of leading protection specialist Royal London, asked over 1,000 adults nationwide if they exercised regularly and if so, how often. 33% of respondents said they did in… Read More »

Study reveals how long COVID-19 remains infectious on cardboard, metal and plastic

The virus that causes COVID-19 remains for several hours to days on surfaces and in aerosols, a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found. The study suggests that people may acquire the coronavirus through the air and after touching contaminated objects. Scientists discovered the virus is detectable for up to three… Read More »

Heart Disease Risks Are Undertreated Among Noncitizens: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 — Foreign nationals in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for heart disease risk factors than native-born Americans or naturalized citizens, a new study reports. Heart disease — including heart attack and stroke — is the leading cause of death among adults in the United States, according to… Read More »