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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How employee health and well-being fit into the ESG wheelhouse


The workforce of the future has identified a culture of health as a key factor in career decisions, and investors are increasingly aware that good health is smart business

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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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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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Smart Home Devices for Safe Health Tracking

Green Living Guy

The post Smart Home Devices for Safe Health Tracking appeared first on Green Living Guy. The Healthcare sector is usually a quick adopter of new technology. We continue to see innovation by using the massive web-connected world with technologies such as the internet of things.

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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Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

Envirotec Magazine

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world’s first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety. Health & Safety Water Level Management Lanes Lanes Group Lanes Group plc

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Seizing the health opportunity


Confronting the Covid-19 pandemic gives us a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take the steps needed to advance broad-based health and prosperity in the long term

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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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Global health journals warn on climate and nature


The world’s major health journals say the climate and nature crisis is an emergency demanding we transform our societies

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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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Elvie scores $97 million to make health products for women

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, September 9 — The London-based company offers women tech-based products for pumping breast milk and pelvic floor health. The post Elvie scores $97 million to make health products for women appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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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Tropical cyclones ‘can improve mangrove health’


Storms over the last two decades have helped mangroves to assimilate carbon

How Indoor Environmental Quality impacts Health and Productivity at Work

Green Living Guy

Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) determines the quality inside a building or a workspace which encompasses numerous factors such as air quality, thermal conditions, day lighting, noise levels, ergonomics, and their effects on the occupants health, well being and efficiency.

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.

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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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Climate change is the biggest public health issue


More than 220 of the world’s top public health and medical journals have published a joint plea for the global population to reduce carbon emissions immediately. Humanity already faces irreversible public health threats, the editors wrote. We can’t wait for the pandemic to end before we face the task of reducing emissions

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

How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health at An Older Age

Green Living Guy

The air quality indoors affects our health, in either a positive or a negative way. The post How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health at An Older Age appeared first on Green Living Guy. What is indoor air quality?

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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.

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.

On-demand women’s and family health startup Maven raises $110 million

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, August 18 — Former journalist Kate Ryder launched Maven in 2014 to bridge a gap in women’s health care. The post On-demand women’s and family health startup Maven raises $110 million appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Dealflow Gender Smart Health and Medtech

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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The World Health Organization’s new air quality guidelines ‘could save millions of lives’


On Wednesday, the World Health Organization, or WHO, published an update to its air quality guidelines — the international rubric that sets non-binding standards for safe levels of air pollution for the world’s countries.

Reasons to Invest in Technology of CRM For Health Clubs

U.S. Green Technology

The basic business of every health club is not fitness. The post Reasons to Invest in Technology of CRM For Health Clubs appeared first on U.S. It is enhancing great client relationships by giving amazing service.

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

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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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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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.

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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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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New Office of Climate Change and Health Equity announced


Office of Climate Change and Health Equity will be charged with protecting vulnerable communities from climate-driven disasters. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the new office Monday The U.S. Responding to President Joe Biden’s executive order on climate change, the U.S.

LeapFrog leads $75 million raise for India-focused health app HealthifyMe

Impact Alpha

The post LeapFrog leads $75 million raise for India-focused health app HealthifyMe appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Asia Dealflow Frontier & Growth Markets Health and Medtech India

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.

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

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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Medical Credit Fund’s digital finance fund secures $8.3 million to support Africa’s health clinics

Impact Alpha

million to support Africa’s health clinics appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Africa Dealflow Geographies Health and Medtech Return on Inclusion

Indonesia evaluating fish stock health to improve sustainable planning


Indonesia is assessing the health of its marine fisheries in 11 fishing zones around the country to create a more sustainable and better-planned marine capture fisheries model

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.

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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