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Surgical Smoke: The Unspoken Healthcare Risk

Surgical Smoke: The Unspoken Healthcare Risk

Electrocautery machines and lasers are frequently used by more than 500,000 doctors and nurses across America. The purpose of these tools is to assist in the treatment of cancers, including cervical or ovarian cancer, as well as an ...
Nail Salon Health Risks You Should Know About

Nail Salon Health Risks You Should Know About

Nail Salon employees face adverse health risks every day – whether they’re aware of it or not! While it’s common practice nowadays for nail salons to mitigate risks against hazardous chemicals in their products, there is an abundance ...
Harmful Dental Aerosols and the Risks They Pose

Harmful Dental Aerosols and the Risks They Pose

The oral cavity is an intricate ecological system which consists of a diversity of different microorganisms. Every day, the more than 200,000 dentists nationwide face risk of inhaling viruses, fungi, and an assortment of bacteria ...
Global Air Quality Guideline Updates

Global Air Quality Guideline Updates

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated their Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) for the first time since 2005. In these 15 years, the evidence has been piling up to show the significant effects that air pollution has on ...
To Mask Or Not to Mask…

To Mask Or Not to Mask…

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor and outdoor settings, while still following federal, state, and local rules. After 14 ...
Relief from Pet Allergies!

Relief from Pet Allergies!

For someone who suffers from pet allergies, the decision to not own a cat or dog sounds like a pretty simple solution…right? Not necessarily. An estimated 62% of U.S. households have a pet and up to 30% of Americans are negatively ...
April Showers Bring…Allergies?

April Showers Bring…Allergies?

Spring has sprung, which means we’ll be seeing a combination of sunny days, rainy days, and of course…allergies. If you’re prone to persistent asthma or allergies due to high levels of pollen grains in the air, questions you may ask ...
Benefits of Breathing Through Your Nose

Benefits of Breathing Through Your Nose

It’s estimated that about 30-50% of adults regularly breathe through their mouth. Unfortunately, mouth-breathing is linked to long-term health concerns such as tooth decay, gum inflammation, ingestion of unfiltered air (including ...
Mold Allergy Symptoms

Mold Allergy Symptoms

Let's start off by saying not all mold is bad. Mold and fungus tend to have negative connotations, but mold is also responsible for penicillin and blue cheese! Yeasts and fungi are used to make bread, beer, and wine. Some types of ...
What Wildfire Smoke Can Mean For Your Lungs

What Wildfire Smoke Can Mean For Your Lungs

That smell isn't your neighbors having a bonfire. Unfortunately, wildfires not only impact their immediate area but the smoke from burning forests can linger in the atmosphere for weeks, traveling hundreds or thousands of miles and ...
O2 Nose Filter Performance & Mechanics

O2 Nose Filter Performance & Mechanics

O2 Nose Filters are a nasal dilator paired with advanced 3M filtration technology. The innovative electrostatically charged filters capture 90% of harmful airborne particles at PM10 and 65% at PM2.5. IntroductionNon-electrostatically ...