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Understanding Asthma – and its causes

Understanding Asthma – and its causes

ince 2001, the total number of people with asthma has increased from 7% to 8% in the U.S. As of 2009, approximately 10% of our children were diagnosed with asthma.1 As a parent, this is a huge and worrisome number. So what is asthma? Asthma affects the respiratory system, causing the

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Is it safe? Hazard, Exposure, and Risk

Is it safe? Hazard, Exposure, and Risk

e have all heard the saying “Too much of a good thing.”  This applies to foods, drinks and many kinds of activities.  This saying also applies to chemicals. In fact, all chemicals are toxic at some level – but many chemicals have very high levels that won’t cause any harm. 

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Shedding Light on Compact Flourescent Lamps

Shedding Light on Compact Flourescent Lamps

What are the different types of household lamps? Incandescent lamps: The most common type of household light bulb.  An electric current passes through a thin filament, heating it and causing it to emit light. Halogen lamps: A modified form of incandescent lamp. They are more expensive to buy but last

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