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Healthy Outdoor Spaces & Environmental Pollution

The first time my partner and I used our inflatable tandem kayak (yes, I know that’s very dorky but we’re renters and don’t have space for a real kayak) we took it to the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum to go out in Darby Creek. 1,073 more words

Public Health

Sharing Nature: Sydney's People's Park on the theme of Green.

I recently took part in the Wellcome Collection’s online/social media campaign on sharing nature and submitted a photo I took at Centennial Park. Much to my surprise, it was chosen by their readers and the Wellcome Collection’s staff as the photo that most resonated on the theme of “green”. 296 more words

Society

Ear Infections at a Glance: Find Out about This Particular Illness

Ear infections can be very severe and may require immediate medical attention.

Do you have a hard time hearing? Does it sound like there is a loud static noise in your ears or ringing in your ears? 432 more words

Carbon Cycle

ElectroSensitivity: When the Modern World Hurts

A debilitating journey as an electrosensitive individual serves as a wake-up call to the hidden dangers we are all exposed to living in a wired world.

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EMF Safety

Symptomology

I was sick for a long time before I knew it. In hindsight I should have known. I was unwell for a while and just pushed through until my symptoms got out of control and I finally noticed. 385 more words

Health

Putting the “MOVES” on Summer

Summer is in full swing, and Albertans are making the most of it. It’s time for fun in the sun, drinks on patios, trips to lakes and pools, and barbeques. 482 more words

Environmental Health

Air Quality and Your Health

Whenever the air is hazy, or the smell of engine exhaust or smoke from a forest fire lingers, many Albertans wonder what effects poor air quality is having on their health. 427 more words

Environmental Health