Improving Indoor Air Quality In The Midst Of A Pandemic

Last Wednesday, we celebrated Earth Day. However, with the coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact our lives in the way that it is, the word “celebrated” is a term we use loosely. This year, on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the vast majority of us were confined...

Why Quitting Cigarette Smoking May Be More Important Now Than Ever

The current ways in which we live our lives are unprecedented. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the majority of us are staying at home and practicing social distancing. Naturally, the more time we spend at home, the more we are around our family members. For...

3 Top Ways To Keep A Clean And Safe Home While Self-Isolating

Contending with the coronavirus pandemic has forced the majority of Canadians to go through entirely new experiences. Staying at home is imperative. And, as a result, people are finding more time to do things that they’d generally put off. Among those things is...

What Diseases Are Caused By Crystalline Silica Exposure?

CAREX Canada is an organization of researchers and specialists that provides knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens. In a report to the Canadian Cancer Society, CAREX (which stands for CARcinogen Exposure) Canada reveals that studies...

The Importance Of Minimizing VOCs When Painting Your Home

Volatile organic compounds (or VOCs, for short) are compounds that easily become vapours or gases. They are released from burning fuel such as gasoline, wood, coal, or natural gas. However, VOCs can also be released from a wide variety of consumer products such as...

How To Avoid The Dangers Associated With Radon Exposure

Surely, we don’t have to inform you about the dangers of smoking cigarettes. It’s common knowledge that the numerous chemicals in cigarettes make smoking more than a nasty habit. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer in Canada. While quitting is...