The high incidence of asthma among Americans may have to do with their exposure to harmful toxins and allergens.
More people suffer from indoor allergies than from seasonal allergies, making the symptoms a year round problem for people, according to James Sublett, chair of the Indoor Allergen Committee for the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Many counties around the country are beginning to address the health of citizens through a more proactive approach.
A north side Milwaukee, Wisconsin neighborhood has begun to reconsider the impact of an unhealthy home on the safety of a family.
The healthcare debate that captivated the country over the past year has led many in the health profession to consider the value of preventative care.
The amount of allergens, pathogens and toxins that children are exposed to in the classroom, on the bus and at afterschool activities makes it imperitive for parents to provide a healthy home environment.
The comfortable warmth that a radiant heating system can provide will help homeowners who are older, as the constant heat that circulates around the residence can work to ease the pains that can sometimes come with the winter months.
Counties around the country have begun to invest in initiatives that could help their residents live a healthier life, as healthy homes programs have been seen as a solution to improving the well-being of Americans.
There are several key technologies and practices that can be installed and implemented in order to limit the amount of toxins and allergens in any home.
The Lubbock, Texas,City Council recently overturned a Planning and Zoning Commission decision to disallow the rezoning of Tent City.