Exposure to ash and other residue from a fire can cause irritation to your eyes, nose, or skin and result in coughing or other health issues. When it comes time to clean up the aftermath of the smoke and ash, there are many protective measures to keep in mind.
“Wellness” can be defined as optimizing both physical and mental health with nutrition, exercise, and sleep acting as crucial cornerstones. But what about air quality?
Air pollution and allergies are concerning in certain areas and at different times of the year. No matter where you live, it’s important to help children understand the concepts of air quality and how it impacts their health and wellness.
We’d all like to believe that the air quality inside our homes is clean and healthy for the whole family. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, however, our indoor air quality can actually be up to five times worse than that of outdoor air.