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Third Hand Smoke New Danger…

We’ve all heard of “second hand smoke,” the result as smokers exhale and send carcinogens into the air around them. The harmful effects of second hand smoke are well established. Third hand smoke is less familiar.

The term was coined in 2009 by doctors out of Mass General Hospital for Children, and is used for the lingering gases and particles from tobacco smoke that cling to clothing, hair, skin, carpets, upholstery and even wallpaper.

We’ve all caught the odor of smoke after a smoker exits a confined space… this is a real world example of third hand smoke according to new work in a paper appearing in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Science has long known that tobacco smoke is absorbed onto surfaces; until now no one had looked at what might happen when these residual molecules came into contact with common pollutants in the atmosphere.

Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ran lab tests and found “substantial levels” of toxins on smoke exposed material. Such residue can react with a common indoor pollutant to generate dangerous chemicals known as tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNAs). This residue can hang around for weeks or even months.

So smokers who may not indulge around their children, or crack the window in the car and smoke with their children in back, are unknowingly exposing them to heavy metals, carcinogens and even radioactive materials long after the smoke from the cigarette has cleared.

According to the researchers, third-hand smoke is an unappreciated health hazard, adding fervor to the anti-smoking movement and the call for bans on smoking in homes, vehicles, hotels and other public places. Young children are especially susceptible because they are breathing in closer proximity to these surfaces, and are not hesitant about licking or sucking on them.

In the tests, contaminated surfaces were exposed to high but reasonable amounts of nitrous acid, a common enough thing in the air that can come from unvented gas appliances as well as most car engines and exhaust.

The exposure increased levels of newly formed TSNAs ten-fold. Traces of TSNAs were also seen on the inner surfaces of a truck that belonged to a heavy smoker.

Researcher Lara Gundel of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, concedes, “Smoking outside is better than smoking indoors but nicotine residues will stick to a smoker’s skin and clothing. Those residues follow a smoker back inside and get spread everywhere. Think about the lingering odor after a smoker comes back inside after a “smoke break”.

“Dermal uptake of the nicotine through a child’s skin is likely to occur when the smoker returns and if nitrous acid is in the air, which it usually is, then TSNAs will be formed.”

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“Third Hand Smoke” New Danger… Continued…

Of course smoking advocates are skeptical of the danger. Simon Clark, director of the UK smokers’ lobby group Forest said, “The dose makes the poison and there is no evidence that exposure to such minute levels is harmful. That doesn’t seem to matter, though. The aim, it seems, is to generate alarm in the hope that people will be stopped from smoking or will give up.”

He went onto say, “The real danger is not third-hand smoke but propaganda dressed up as science.”

Whatever you believe the new work suggests that making your home and vehicle smoke free is a smart choice, especially if you have small children about.

You can also limit exposure to smoke and its after affects as much as possible – wash your hands, change clothes, brush your teeth after smoking and before holding or feeding babies and young children.

Bacteria Found In Packaged Greens

We’ve all seen the “prewashed” and “triple-washed” salad in a bag in the produce section of the supermarket, and they’re a welcome convenience. Available since the early 1990s, annual sales of the easier than ever side dish has reached almost $3 billion a year.

The trouble is that despite what it says on the package, the contents may not be as clean as you’d like.

A new investigation from the Consumers Union, publishers of Consumer Reports, found high levels of bacteria usually linked to poor sanitation and fecal contamination in many of the packaged salads they sampled. The report will appear in the March 2010 issue of the magazine.

The organisms investigators found don’t pose a health risk to the public, but because bacteria were there, this makes it more likely there’s contamination by rare (and potentially deadly) pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.

The last E. coli outbreak, coming in the fall of 2006, was traced to packaged spinach and killed three, hospitalizing more than 100. The cause of the contamination was never confirmed, but E. coli was widely believed to have reached the spinach via groundwater that had cattle and pig feces in it.

The sample for the testing included 208 packaged salads that were bought last summer in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Sixteen brands were represented, and the salads were sold in either bags or plastic clamshell containers.

Bacteria levels varied quite a bit, with some samples having undetectable levels while others were literally teeming with organisms, more than 1 million colony forming units (CFUs) per gram.

The investigators found that 39% of the samples had more than 10,000 CFUs per gram – a measure of total coliforms, bacteria associated with fecal contamination. What’s more, 23% had more than 10,000 CFUs per gram of the bacterium enterococcus. Experts contacted by Consumer Reports as part of the research found that these levels were unacceptable.

The investigation also found the following:

- Salad mixes that had spinach tended to have higher bacteria levels.

- Packaging, either bagged or clamshell container, didn’t effect contamination levels.

- National distributed brands and smaller, regional brands showed little difference in bacteria levels. All brands with more than four samples had at least one package with relatively high levels of total coliforms or enterococcus.

- Products labeled “organic” were just as likely to have bacteria as those not labeled this way.

- Packaged produce tested within 5 days of the use-by date had higher levels of bacteria than those tested at the 6-day mark.

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Bacteria Found In Packaged Greens Continued…

The produce industry has responded to the piece in Consumer Reports by reminding everyone that the bacteria found by the investigators did not pose a health risk to people.

“Consumer Union found only harmless, naturally occurring bacteria, for which no detection standards have been established by the federal government,” reads a joint written statement from the Produce Marketing Association and the United Fresh Produce Association.

The trade groups are also calling on Congress to pass food safety reform and adequately fund the FDA to allow the agency to fulfill its mission to protect the public.

Consumers Union senior scientist Michael Hansen, Ph.D. suggests that consumers should look for products that are at least 6 days from their use-date when shopping for packaged salads.

To protect yourself, you need to wash the contents again, no matter what it says on the package, to make sure the good-for-you greens really do your body good.

Tips for Healthy Living on a Budget

These days we’re all watching what we spend, cutting back (or out) where we can. Luckily you can cut back on the costs of staying healthy without going back on your intentions to live well with these tips for healthy living.

Eating healthily, being physically active and getting regular healthcare are all still possible and affordable even on today’s smaller, tighter budgets according to experts.

A spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association, Bethany Thayer, herself a registered dietician, points out that eating healthy can be done on a budget. You just need to plan carefully and shop smart. Here are some superb savings tips:

- Make as much of your own food as you can from scratch – prepackaged foods always cost more.

- Plan your trip to the supermarket armed with a detailed list and a full stomach – never go in hungry or in a hurry.

- Enjoy seasonal foods when you can – but only buy as much as you know you can eat before it spoils.

- Frozen or canned fruits and veggies last longer than the ones in the crisper in your fridge so you can take advantage of sales and larger sizes to stock up… and they taste yummy too.

- Use coupons – this can save you from 10-15% on your grocery bill.

- Think about portions, especially when it comes to meats. Your servings should be the size of a deck of playing cards, so a package of chicken breasts could be prepared at one time but used for two meals.

- Put leftovers away promptly so that there’s no question they’re safe to eat again, and you won’t be tempted to go back for seconds.

- Try less expensive foods for the nutrients you need. Beans are an affordable source of protein and fiber, what’s more there are many varieties and you can use them lots of ways, hot or cold. Popcorn and oatmeal are inexpensive grains, while nonfat dry milk is an affordable source of dairy.

Exercise is another healthy lifestyle choice that can be done on a budget.

While gym memberships might not be affordable anymore, you can still be physically fit and active… you just need to be more creative.

Any activity or body movement that causes you to expend energy is good – running the stairs, gardening, a game of hoops in the driveway – everyday things can do wonders to keep your body in shape.

According to Michael Esco, an exercise physiology instructor at Auburn University Montgomery, other ways to stay physically fit without spending a fortune include…

- Use what you have – a jumprope, a bike, even a dog can all be great ways to get yourself up and moving on a regular basis. You don’t have to spend money. Use cans of veggies, bottles or jugs of water for your strength training program.

- Buy a pedometer, as simply owning this under $20 device can have you being more active. Studies found that subjects who wore them walked an extra mile or two a day. Another option is a physioball (less than $40) to help you do exercises like push ups, crunches and squats. If you’d like a stationary bike, consider a bicycle trainer (about $100) to turn your regular bike into stationery one.

- Simple exercises that use your own body weight - push-ups, sit-ups and squats can be very effective.

Now that we’ve covered eating and exercising, we’ll talk about the one you think you can live without… regular health care.

The good news is that you can save on health care, but it’s not by skipping checkups and standard screenings.

Doctor’s will tell you that it’s easier, and cheaper, to treat a health problem earlier as opposed to later. These checkups, that do often carry co-pays, are the time for your doctor to find, and be able to nip in the bud some costly and potentially dangerous conditions. Screenings too allow things to be caught early, before they become serious.

Here are some smart tips from Dr. Thomas J. Weida of the Penn State College of Medicine’s Department of Family and Community Medicine to help you safely reduce what you spend on healthcare…

- Look at prescription medications and discuss with your doctor switching to cheaper, but equally effective alternatives, or larger doses that you can then tailor to your needs.

- Buy over the counter medications in bulk if you can, but be sure you’ll use them before the expiration date.

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This Doctor Dropped 10 Sizes – Discover Her Shocking Secret

There’s an overwhelming body of research that shows most diets aren’t effective in the long term because they work AGAINST the body…

In fact most people who diet end up putting ON more weight than when they started.

It’s because most diets deprive you of the foods you enjoy, stop you getting the nutrients you need…basically forcing your body into ‘starvation mode’…

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You Can Live Healthily And Save Money Too continued

- Staying out of the emergency room makes sense on lots of levels, cost certainly being one of them. In these situations you often end up having (and paying for) tests your own doctor might not have ordered since he/she can follow you more closely.

- Treat at home if you can, especially when it’s a routine illness like a cold or flu that’s progressing as it has for you in the past. Call your doctor if you feel worse or something different happens.

- Call the doctor’s office with a question, as often the doctor of his/her staff can help you over the phone, directing you to a good product to use or what to do to help yourself feel better.

The encouraging news for anyone who wants tips for healthy living is that no matter how tight your money is, there are always ways to stick to your goals… to keep your body strong and healthy. Where there’s a will, there’s a way!

To your good health,

Kirsten Whittaker
Daily Health Bulletin Editor

How to Avoid Injury From the Effects of Texting

Like it or not… understand it or not, the effects of texting have become part of our world.

Where once a cell phone was just a way to talk on the run, now these everyday essentials come with keyboards that let you tap out a text message with surprising speed.

And while texters are enchanted by the smart new way to stay in touch, research out of Sweden shows that a hunched posture and using a single thumb to tap away on those insanely small keypads might be bringing on pain in the hand, arm and neck.

Our hand held devices are associated with a variety of stress and nerve compression problems.

When too much stress is placed on a part of the body (bringing pain, swelling, tissue damage or muscle strain) over a long period of time, repetitive stress injuries are the result.

Remember “Blackberry thumb”, cell phone elbow (known to medicine as cubital tunnel syndrome) and Guitar Hero wrist (tendonitis of the wrist)?

In the worst of cases, excessive wear and tear, plus long term inflammation of the joints can lead to arthritis. This can cause pain in the affected area and swelling as well as less strength and impaired range of motion.

According to the Swedish researchers, it’s not just your thumb that can have problems, but even your neck and back can be affected.

The team of researchers looked at the texting technique of 56 young adults, evaluating muscular electrical activity and thumb movements using an electrogoniometer, an electrical device that measures flexibility. Half the group was complaining of pain in the neck, arm or hand, while the other half had no such symptoms.

The team found that those who hunch over as they text, or typed using only one thumb had an increased risk of pain, compared to those who sat up straighter and used more than one finger.

“Considering how much we use the small mobile phone keypads, it is important that we learn how they affect our bodies,” explains study author Ewa Gustafsson, an ergonomist at The Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden. “We need to identify factors related to mobile-phone usage that may affect our health and ability to work.”

Repetitive stress injuries like these might take years to show up.

So while doctors aren’t seeing many patients complaining of texting-related injuries yet, that could change… especially as employers are asking for more and more in less time, and we’re all becoming used to being hyper-connected at every hour of the day.

With estimates suggesting 82 million people worldwide are texting regularly, it’s important to do all you can to keep yourself pain free…

- Don’t sit in the same position for hours on end. Get up every half hour and take a break… stretch or walk about.

- Watch your posture. At your desk your monitor should be at eye level, both arms and knees should be bent at a 90-degree angle with your feet resting on the floor.

- Don’t hunch while texting – instead rest the mobile device on a flat surface like a table or desk and lean against the back of a chair to see the keyboard.

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Announcing the breakthrough solution by Chris Gibson, a respected natural health practitioner, that gets rid of moles, warts and skin tags without any expensive medical procedures or over-the-counter products.

Chris has written several books on alternative health and wellness and appeared on various TV channels like Fox 26 News and CBS.

Find out how you, too, can:

- Have freedom from the pain and irritation of your unsightly moles, warts, or skin tags

- Naturally REMOVE moles, warts, or skin tags at the root without any scarring

- Enjoy having clear skin, free from unsightly and painful moles, warts or skin tags

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How To Text Without Risking Thumb, Arm, Neck Pain continued

- Use both thumbs.

- Be active – those with good circulation will feel better than those with poorer circulation.

- If you get sore stop texting and take an anti-inflammatory medication and a break from the conversation.

Texting certainly isn’t going away, but by following these few helpful suggestions you can send those messages on without doing damage to your body from adverse effects of texting. As for your spelling skills… well that’s another article.

To your good health,

Kirsten Whittaker
Daily Health Bulletin Editor

Chemicals in Body from Grease Proof Wrappings

Next time you’re ordering from a favorite fast food place, or tossing some popcorn in the microwave, think about this… the chemicals that are used to make food wrappers like grease-proof paper have also been found, for the first time ever, someplace you might not like – in human blood.

This according to startling new research in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, the latest in a series of studies that date back to the late 1990s on compounds known as perfluorochemicals or PFCs for short.

And since we’re abbreviating, there’s PFOA (perfuorooctanoic acid) a rather worrisome member of this family; PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonate) is another. Finally diPAP (polfluoroalkyl phosphoric acid diesters) is the compound that keeps the wrapper around your food from getting greasy.

Scott Mabury, a chemist at the University of Toronto and his team, wanted to learn more about the as-yet-unstudied precursor to PFOA, diPAP, a chemical used to make fast food wrappers resist grease.

He suspected these substances were leaking from the wrappers into the food, and it turns out he was right.

These chemicals aren’t sold commercially, rather they’re products or aids to processing used to make other things.

Both PFOA and PFOS resist oil and water, so they’re ideal as linings for carpets as well as the coating on non-stick pans, but you’ll also find them in our clothes and electronics, and in food packaging like microwave popcorn bags and pizza boxes. They are used by the biggest brands like Teflon, Stainmaster, Scotchgard and Gore-Tex.

The team used a very sensitive, half million dollar mass spectrometer to look at 20 pooled blood samples, collected all across the Midwestern U.S. of both men and women ranging in age from 19 to 70 years old.

Each pooled sample was made up of ten different blood donors. The first ten collected during 2004-2005, another ten in 2008.

Surprisingly, the team saw levels of diPAPs in the samples, even though they’d expected this compound to break down quickly and be undetected – yet it was at the same high levels as PFOA.

The researchers also analyzed extracts from six sewage sludge samples that had been collected in waste treatment plants in Canada during 2007.

These samples also contained high levels of diPAPs, which suggests the compound is already in drinking water and farms.

Animals, even those in locations as remote at the Artic, too have levels of these compounds in their blood.

The team suspects that diPAPs might be contributing to as much as 10% of the PFOA in our own bloodstream. What’s more, the other steps in the breakdown process can bring forth molecules that have been shown in studies to be ten thousand times more toxic than PFOA.

“The take-home message is that some chemicals that make our lives easier, better and more satisfying end up in our bloodstream with unknown toxicological consequences,” warns study co-author Mabury.

He also points out that, “The diPAPs occur at levels in human blood that are comparable to PFOA. We know diPAPs don’t last long in the body, so this suggests an important and fairly constant source.”

When little-understood compounds like these end up in our food and our environment they’re able to enter our bodies, our drinking water and the bodies of other animals, even those very far removed from our civilized world, like Polar bears in the Artic harbor.

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This Doctor Dropped 10 Sizes – Discover Her Shocking Secret

There’s an overwhelming body of research that shows most diets aren’t effective in the long term because they work AGAINST the body…

In fact most people who diet end up putting ON more weight than when they started.

It’s because most diets deprive you of the foods you enjoy, stop you getting the nutrients you need…basically forcing your body into ‘starvation mode’…

Joy Siegrist MD developed a diet that works WITH your body…one that has a 96% success rate.

And to prove it she used it to drop 10 dress sizes.

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Chemicals From Grease Proof Food Wrappers Found In Human Bloodstream continued

So far, perfluorochemicals have been found in every human blood sample tested, and at pretty high levels too. In animal studies PFOA and PFOS have been tied to developmental problems, cancer and other.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has convinced American manufacturers to stop using PFOS, and has encouraged other firms to find alternatives and cut emissions of PFOA, as well as many of the super dangerous precursor molecules.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration studies show that diPAPs and other such chemicals can migrate in to some foods at levels that are several hundred times higher than the currently approved guidelines.

No one, so far, has studied the health effects in people of exposure to the grease reducing chemicals, or the by products of these substances.

Until more is know, your best bet is to limit your exposure as much as possible to plastic packaging wherever possible.

To your good health,

Kirsten Whittaker
Daily Health Bulletin Editor

New Research Supports What Patients Already Know: Weather Can Trigger Migraine

New U.S. research suggests that a hot day can increase the risk of a migraine the next day.

In fact, the risk goes up 7.5% for each 5º Celsius (9º Fahrenheit) increase in temperature.

Unlike other headaches, migraines are chronic, more common in women (perhaps because of hormonal issues) and do tend to run in families.

Diet can influence how many migraines you get, alcohol and caffeine withdrawal are also well known for their tie to headaches.

Current estimates have almost 18% of women and 6% of men in the United States admitting to dealing with these crushing headaches.

The options to help manage the pain and nausea have improved drastically, and this along with lifestyle changes and other self-help strategies can make a huge difference in the frequency and severity of headaches for many people.

Beyond rise in temperature, this work found a weak link between lower barometer readings and migraine headaches. So keeping an eye on air pressure or a coming storm might also be a good idea.

The connection however isn’t as strong as the one to temperature, but it is there and could provide an early warning that a headache is more likely.

Mountain climbers or hikers might notice that exposure to the different air pressure at higher altitudes also makes a headache more likely.

Surprisingly the work found no link between air pollution and headaches.

The study, published in the March 10, 2009 issue of the journal Neurology, involved more than 7,000 patients whose headache sent them to the emergency department of a well-known U.S. hospital, Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, between May 2000 and December 2007.

Three quarters (75%) of the patients were women. Of the total number of subjects 2,250 were diagnosed with migraine; 4,803 with tension or unspecified headaches.

The research team also used meteorological and pollution monitors to look at environmental factors like temperature, air pollution index and barometric pressure a week before and a week after the visit.

“Fairly consistently, it was warmer on the days that individuals came in than on control days before and afterwards,” explains Dr. Kenneth Mukamal, lead author on the study and a doctor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

No one knows why (or how) temperature might be connected to migraines.

Of course hot days have us leaving cool air conditioning for the oppressive heat outside. The heat makes doing anything physical out of doors while breathing in that heavy air a miserable, sweaty experience.

Even becoming dehydrated (and getting a headache as a symptom) is more likely on hot days. We need to remember that headaches (migraine or tension) are a complex process that may be affected by many things, some of which science has yet to understand.

Dr. Mukamal points out, “These findings help tell us that the environment around us does affect our health and, in terms of headaches, may be impacting many, many people on a daily basis.”

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New Research Supports What Patients Already Know: Weather Can Trigger Migraine continued

At last the research confirms what lots of people who deal with migraines on a regular basis already suspected, that weather can trigger a headache.

Knowing this, it certainly will do you no harm to keep an eye on temperature and barometer readings and use this data to help you ward off an attack.

This doesn’t mean taking medication “just in case”, but rather bring your sunglasses, keep eyestrain to a minimum and avoid other triggers that might add to the higher temperature in bringing on a crushing headache that makes you want to run for the quietest, darkest place you can find.

To your good health,

Kirsten Whittaker
Daily Health Bulletin Editor

Long Term Ozone Exposure Can Kill You

A study that might have you paying more attention to the quality of the air you breathe appears in the March 12, 2009 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

The work showed that long-term exposure to ground level ozone significantly increases the risk of death from breathing problems. In fact, the risk is more than 30% greater in metro areas with the highest ozone concentrations as opposed to places where concentrations were lowest.

Ozone is a naturally occurring gas typically at the higher levels of our atmosphere where it offers protection from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

But this gas can also be found at lower levels of the atmosphere; only down here it does us little good.

Produced by the exhaust from cars and power plants, at ground level ozone reacts chemically with sunlight. We know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that ground level ozone can make lung conditions worse and contribute to other breathing problems as well.

The other, more well studied part of smog – particulate matter (super small particles of dust and soot) – has been shown in earlier research to be dangerous. Breathing in these particles has been identified as a major risk factor of death from both heart and lung diseases.

Only now do we know that ozone also brings a higher risk of death from these conditions.

The work followed 450,000 subjects in 96 metropolitan regions over an 18-year period. Despite what we might expect, ozone actually forms in higher concentrations in places that are downwind of the cities, so suburbs and rural areas aren’t free of the danger, though they might be less congested and seem safer.

“This is the first study to show that ozone, long considered a secondary pollutant, is a key cause of death,” says study lead author Michael Jerrett, Ph.D., an associate professor of environmental health at the University of California. “This is the first time we’ve been able to connect chronic exposure to ozone with the risk of death.”

The risk of dying from a respiratory condition goes up 4% for every 10 parts per billion increase in ozone exposure according to the study.

During the 18-year period, Riverside California had the highest daily average concentrations, while the lowest were recorded in San Francisco.

Most often, cities in the northeast part of the country had less ozone than western states like California – Los Angeles had a 43% greater risk, while New York came in at 25%; Washington, D.C. at 27%.

What the experts recommend you do to manage your risk is to exercise or do physically demanding work in the early morning hours, or later on in the day to avoid the sunniest, hottest hours, especially if you live in a warmer climate.

Keeping your windows closed when ozone levels are highest is also a good idea, and you might want to limit your time spent outside when ozone levels are reported to be high.

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WARNING: The truth about Moles, Warts and Skintags…

There are so many “scare” stories that it’s sometimes hard to know what to believe. Which is why this is so timely…

Announcing the breakthrough solution by Chris Gibson, a respected natural health practitioner, that gets rid of moles, warts and skin tags without any expensive medical procedures or over-the-counter products.

Chris has written several books on alternative health and wellness and appeared on various TV channels like Fox 26 News and CBS.

Find out how you, too, can:

- Have freedom from the pain and irritation of your unsightly moles, warts, or skin tags

- Naturally REMOVE moles, warts, or skin tags at the root without any scarring

- Enjoy having clear skin, free from unsightly and painful moles, warts or skin tags

Click through now to discover safe, painless and effective ways to permanently remove moles, warts or skin tags in three days…


Long Term Ozone Exposure Can Kill You continued

On a larger scale, the researchers recommend steps be taken to reduce traffic congestion – maybe give financial incentives to carpoolers, set up more high occupancy lanes and encourage hybrid cars.

Higher gas taxes are a punishment often used to discourage excess driving, so there will be fewer vehicles on the road. Of course, power plants must also be dealt with, and regulations put in place to keep them from sending toxic chemicals into the air.

If you or someone you love has breathing problems, you might consider keeping an eye on the ozone levels with some of the easy to use online resources out there.

This will help you make wise choices and perhaps limit your exposure to a gas that researchers are finding increasingly dangerous.

To your good health,

Kirsten Whittaker
Daily Health Bulletin Editor