8 Ways Environmental Toxins Impact Your Health

The Environmental Blog

The health impact on human health is tremendous. In cities where pollution is higher, people experience more health problems than those in rural areas. Here are some of the ways that toxins impact people’s health. Mental Health. Mental health conditions are complex.

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Can Technology Help You Get Better Health Care?

U.S. Green Technology

This is the first in a series of columns that will try to provide answers to that question, by examining the results of a recently completed, landmark Canadian study – The Action For Health Project. Green Technology International Health Care

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Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health


Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health. How can businesses balance material health, regulatory compliance and public perception when selecting packaging materials?

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Why human health must be at the center of climate action


Corporate Strategy Health Sustainable Development Goals / SDGsCompanies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.

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A former McDonald's exec on planetary health, human health and brand health


Ex-CSO Bob Langert talks behind-the-scenes of the food giant's sustainability journey. Animal Welfare Food & Agriculture Marketing & Communication packaging The Sustainable MBA

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These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health


These changes to our food systems could improve human and planetary health. On the recent World Food Day, the clarion call was clearer than ever: We must fix our food systems to improve human health, drive economic growth and save the planet from environmental collapse.

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Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl


Plus, chit-chat about animal welfare expert Temple Grandin and GM's vision for a future ride-hailing service. Biodiversity Agriculture Innovation Podcast ridesharing Sports Transportation & Mobility GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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Generation invests in AlayaCare to streamline home health care

Impact Alpha

The post Generation invests in AlayaCare to streamline home health care appeared first on Impact Alpha. Dealflow Health and Medtech Impact Tech Return on Inclusion

An urban farm tops a LEED Gold-targeted health education tower in Toronto

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global design practice Perkins and Will has raised the bar for sustainable campus design with the award-winning Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex

Our Continuous Health Future

Better Ventures

Harnessing Ubiquitous Computing and Novel Data Science for Better Health Outcomes Image credit: Vigyanix blog. This series of events just saved the health system hundreds of thousands of dollars and may possibly have saved your life. Feel : emotional and behavioral health monitoring.

CleanTech Health Trust Benefits Relevant to COVID-19: Leave of Absence

CleanTech Alliance

Our Health Trust expert is Nathan Edmondson. During these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know how to manage your professional and personal needs. Accessing quality information about COVID 19, the resources available to you as a Washington employer, and how to successfully navigate through all of this change can be a challenge. He […]. Alliance News

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How Health Literacy Can Benefit the Environment

Green Living Guy

Only about 12% of the American population has levels above an intermediate health literacy. A majority of Americans can read basic health graphs and can. The post How Health Literacy Can Benefit the Environment appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Taking control of the harmful effects of air pollution to improve health outcomes

Envirotec Magazine

This challenge is associated with large health effects – effects that will continue to menace public health in the future”. The effect of poor air quality on the health and wellbeing of people is well documented. iii] Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health.

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Air pollution risks health of all, especially drivers, says TfL report

Envirotec Magazine

I note how many of these drivers already had breathing problems, which the infection worsened – this raises the question of whether drivers’ exposure to polluted air at work contributed to their underlying poor health. Photo credit: Yuri Turkov/Shutterstock.com.

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Minneapolis Health Department splits the bill with green investors

Renewable Energy World

For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell talks with Patrick Hanlon, Director of Environmental Programs for the Minneapolis Health Department. Clean Energy, the Environment, and Public Health. Originally published on ILSR.org.

A long weekend in nature at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here's what it is like to immerse yourself in nature at the famous Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

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CARB proposes new rules for defining EV battery health


Buying a pre-owned EV presents a new concern for buyers to beware of—the health of the vehicle’s battery. All batteries degrade over time, and there’s no simple way for a buyer to know how much of its original range a used EV retains.

10 Reasons Fasting Is Good For Your Health

Green Living Guy

Today fasting is not only considered a religious activity, people also do short-term fasting to lose weight and obtain other health benefits. However, it is effective … Read More 10 Reasons Fasting Is Good For Your Health. green living fasting health

The year global health went local


The world has an important opportunity to turn the hard-won lessons of this pandemic into a healthier, more equal future for all

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Unveiling the health benefits of CBD oil

Green Living Guy

Do you have ongoing health issues and you are tired of taking medication all the time? If you are looking for natural remedies to varying ailments, … Read More Unveiling the health benefits of CBD oil.

Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending

Green Business Bureau

According to Medinas, “the net benefits to natural resource preservation, greenhouse consumption, and reduction in human health impacts are significant.”. The post Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending appeared first on Green Business Bureau.

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Net Zero Nature: Planetary health and human health

Business Green

VIDEO: Leading experts from Forum for the Future, Walgreens Boots Alliance, GSK Consumer Healthcare and Hansen and Ersbøll Agenda discuss the relationship between human health and the state of the planet's climate and natural world.

Maya secures $2.2 million for mobile health consultations in Bangladesh

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, February 10 – Dhaka-based health messaging app Maya relies on artificial intelligence, healthcare professionals and physicians to connect users to health and mental. million for mobile health consultations in Bangladesh appeared first on Impact Alpha.

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Growing plants

Green Living Guy

Caring for your plants and being a plant parent … Read More 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Growing plants. The post 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Growing plants appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Boeing partners with Public Health Seattle & King County on Auburn vaccine clinic

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Boeing, March 29, 2021 Earlier this week Seattle & King County began providing expanded access to the COVID-19 vaccine through a new mass vaccination site at the Outlet Collection shopping center in Auburn. Our neighbors in South King County have been impacted by the pandemic to a higher degree than many of the surrounding communities, […]. Member News boeing COVID-19 member news member recognition vaccines

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Monitoring the health effects of slate and tile cutting

Envirotec Magazine

With an estimated 600,000 workers in the UK exposed to silica dust each year, and an average of 600 silica-related deaths per annum, it is imperative for organisations to understand the health risks associated with slate and tile cutting and how best to protect their workers against the harmful effects of silica. What are the health risks associated with RCS exposure? Dust Monitoring & Control Health & Safety

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Perkins Eastmans WELL Platinum Chicago office prioritizes employee health

Inhabitat - Innovation

The office is the first WELL Platinum-certified project in the state of Illinois and the fourth of its kind in the U.S.

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Energy Efficient Solutions That Are Nature and Health Friendly

Green Living Guy

Fortunately, numerous sustainable energy-efficient alternatives are… Read More Energy Efficient Solutions That Are Nature and Health Friendly. The post Energy Efficient Solutions That Are Nature and Health Friendly appeared first on Green Living Guy.

A Marshall Plan for planetary health


A global scheme to improve planetary health is a radical new approach to safeguard the future of fast-growing cities Covid-19 has highlighted the urgent need for ambitious, all-encompassing reforms rather than incremental measures.

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Sponsored content: Mobile tech boosts health and safety

Envirotec Magazine

With complete visibility of the mobile operation Aqualogic has also improved health and safety for lone workers using automated risk assessments and real-time tracking, and the mobile app, called JobWatch , allows engineers to automatically share photographs, condition reports and usage data.

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Bogotá Company Deploys 400 Free E-Bikes to Help Health Workers Respond to COVID-19

The City Fix

But to “flatten the curve” and save lives, critical frontline health workers still need to get to work. COVID-19 is shutting down urban transportation networks around the world. In Bogotá, Colombia, where the city has already experimented with providing emergency.

Charting a course for zero-emissions health care


The health sector, a major player in the global economy, makes a huge contribution to the climate crisis and therefore has an important role to play in resolving it

Strengthening health systems to end deadly epidemics


If the world is to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030, national governments and international development institutions must work together to build stronger health systems

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5 Ways Being Eco Friendly is Good for Your Health

Green Living Guy

But what about human health? The post 5 Ways Being Eco Friendly is Good for Your Health appeared first on Green Living Guy. There’s usually talk surrounding how sustainability benefits the environment. It turns out that going green has endless pros for our well-being, too.

Climate change is adversely affecting childrens health worldwide

Inhabitat - Innovation

Unless significant intervention takes place, global warming and climate change will negatively “shape the well-being of an entire generation

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Episode 214: What CSOs should do now, agtech and animal health


Two sustainable business leaders, JLL's Cynthia Curtis and PwC's Jeff Senne, join us for a frank chat. Agriculture agtech Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Food Systems Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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CleanTech Alliance expands Health Trust membership with new agreement with RCAW

CleanTech Alliance

The agreement calls for a reciprocal relationship between the two organizations allowing RCAW members access to CleanTech Alliance Health Trust, […]. “The bottom line is the bottom line,” stated Tom Ranken, President and CEO of CleanTech Alliance. Ranken was referring to the recent agreement between the CleanTech Alliance and the Roofing Contractors Association of Washington (RCAW).

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Excessive road salt threatens public health and wildlife

Inhabitat - Innovation

Many people and municipalities turn to road salt to de-ice wintry streets and sidewalks. Unfortunately, road salt poses serious environmental risks

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Cityblock Health raises $160 million to support low-income patients

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 14 — Brooklyn-based CityBlock Health aims to provide ‘value-based care’ in low-income communities in the U.S. The post Cityblock Health raises $160 million to support low-income patients appeared first on Impact Alpha.

Doctors are prescribing gardening to improve patients' health

Inhabitat - Innovation

Some doctors are prescribing gardening as a form of ecotherapy

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How zip lining impacts tree health, according to experts

Inhabitat - Innovation

Outdoorsy people have long enjoyed hiking on remote trails or rafting on rivers. But aerial views have been harder to come by, until the recent popularization of zip lines

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DFC backs women’s health startup Kasha Global

Impact Alpha

The post DFC backs women’s health startup Kasha Global appeared first on Impact Alpha. Africa Dealflow Gender Smart Geographies Health and Medtech Women Rising

Mapped: How climate change disproportionately affects women’s health


In many world regions, women are more likely than men to suffer poor mental health, partner violence and food insecurity following extreme weather events, an analysis of 130 peer-reviewed studies has found

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