• Ford looks to introduce health, wellness apps to its cars
    Ford looks to introduce health, wellness apps to its cars That’s the plan from the Ford Motor Company, which is working with healthcare companies WellDoc, Medtronic and SDI Health to include health and wellness in-car connectivity solutions on the Ford SYNC platform.
  • What are the effects on health of transport-related air pollution?
    What are the effects on health of transport-related air pollution? Exposure to transport-related air pollution varies, as some groups may be more exposed, depending on how long they stay in polluted areas and what they do while there.
  • Health chiefs welcome ban on smoking in cars carrying children
    Health chiefs welcome ban on smoking in cars carrying children Of course, the risk posed to children by smoking in cars is the same as it is smoking at home and I d urge parents who do smoke to heed the warning
  • Do electric cars cause cancer?
    Do electric cars cause cancer? People living near power substations and high tension lines are at a danger of neurological damage, cancer, and cardiac rhythm problems.
  • Electric cars a mixed bag for health
    Electric cars a mixed bag for health The environmental health cost of driving an electric vehicle using electricity from solar or wind generators could be as much as 50 percent less than environmental and health toll of using gasoline.
  • Cars, Trucks, Air Pollution and Health
    Cars, Trucks, Air Pollution and Health The explosion of a a deep sea oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is a reminder that gas and diesel consumers are partners in causing environmental degradation and disasters.
  • Why electric cars may be hazardous to your health
    Why electric cars may be hazardous to your health A few of my clients who are elec­tri­cally sen­si­tive can tol­er­ate a few gas-powered vehi­cles, but become very ill when­ever they drive or ride in a hybrid or elec­tric car.
  • Learn about the Health Threat of EMFs from Electric Cars
    Learn about the Health Threat of EMFs from Electric Cars The two types of electricity that we use (alternating and direct currents, or AC / DC) have different properties in the types of EMF they create. AC creates much larger EMFs and much more EMR than does DC power.
  • Self Driving Cars and the Impact on Health
    Self Driving Cars and the Impact on Health Among the circumstances: fewer crashes and reduced fuel emissions - both of which will have implications for health care providers.
  • Ford to use wearables to improve health and safety in cars
    Ford to use wearables to improve health and safety in cars When we spoke with Stromolo in his office at Ford, he was wearing a Pebble smartwatch on one hand and a Basis smartwatch/fitness tracker on the other.
  • Clean bill of health for electric cars
    Clean bill of health for electric cars The partners also studied the biological effects of the EMFs observed in electric vehicles. One of their experiments focused on cardiac cells, to check if EMFs affect the electrical processes of the heart.
  • Cars and air pollution (ô tô và ô nhiễm không khí)
    Cars and air pollution (ô tô và ô nhiễm không khí) Carbon monoxide reduces the blood’s oxygen carrying capacity which can reduce the availability of oxygen to key organs. Extreme levels of exposure, such as might occur due to blocked flues in domestic boilers, can be fatal.
  • Vehicles, Air Pollution, and Human Health
    Vehicles, Air Pollution, and Human Health Clean vehicle and fuel technologies provide us with an affordable, available means of reducing transportation-related air pollution and climate change emissions.
  • Preventing hepatitis B or C
    Preventing hepatitis B or C The viruses are not spread through casual contact, such as holding hands, sharing eating utensils or drinking glasses, breastfeeding, kissing, hugging, coughing, or sneezing.
  • Preventing hepatitis A
    Preventing hepatitis A The virus may spread quickly through day care centers and other places where people are in close contact. To prevent outbreaks, wash hands well before and after each diaper change, before serving food, and after using the restroom.
  • Preventing chronic kidney disease
    Preventing chronic kidney disease Smoking increases your risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks or strokes, and it can increase the likelihood that any existing kidney problems will get worse.
  • Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections in Women
    Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections in Women Drink more water. Start with 1 extra glass with each meal. If the urine appears any darker than a very pale yellow, this means not enough liquid is being ingested; increase the fluid intake.
  • Preventing kidney stones
    Preventing kidney stones To avoid developing a uric acid stone, you should reduce the amount of meat, poultry and fish in your diet. You may also be prescribed medication to change the levels of acid or alkaline in your urine.
  • Preventing atherosclerosis
    Preventing atherosclerosis There are two types of fat – saturated and unsaturated. Avoid foods that contain saturated fats because they will increase the levels of bad cholesterol in your blood.
  • Preventing congestive heart failure
    Preventing congestive heart failure Congestive heart failure always occurs within the setting of cardiac disease. Dysfunction of the left ventricle usually precedes the development of noticeable symptoms.
  • High Blood Pressure Prevention
    High Blood Pressure Prevention For some people, eating too much salt (sodium chloride) and other forms of sodium causes the body to hold onto excess fluid, which increases blood pressure.
  • Preventing Silicosis
    Preventing Silicosis If you use a tight-fitting respirator for your particular work, you cannot have a beard or mustache. Beards and mustaches keep the respirator from sealing to your face.
  • Tuberculosis Prevention
    Tuberculosis Prevention The tuberculosis vaccine, known as bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) may prevent the spread of tuberculosis and tuberculous meningitis in children, but the vaccine does not necessarily protect against pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Preventing lung cancer
    Preventing lung cancer There is strong evidence to suggest that regular exercise can lower the risk of developing lung cancer and other types of cancer.
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