Are Wearable Air Purifiers Safe?
While many people put their trust in wearing masks, the protection that a mask can offer you can only go so far. Portable air purifiers can offer additional protection, but are they safe?Read more...
When it comes to indoor air quality, buying and selling property in the new normal is more complex and challenging than ever before. As a realtor, you make it your business to know the ins and outs of living spaces. Some home professionals believe they are less vulnerable to pollutants indoors, but nothing could be further from the truth.Read more...
As much as the flexibility of remote work helps working parents when we’re not in a pandemic, a recent study shows that it’s actually been damaging to employees’ mental health as a whole.
In a Johns Hopkins lab study, essential oils from garlic cloves, myrhh trees, thyme leaves, cinnamon bark, allspice berries, and cumin seeds showed strong killing activity against dormant and slow-growing “persister” forms of the Lyme disease bacterium.
Once-familiar spaces have seen big changes in the past few months. Even more innovations are coming soon — and that’s nothing but a good thing. If you ventured out recently, you already know the drill: masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer, plus plexiglass screens and more frequent cleaning at airports, hotels, and restaurants. But deeper changes will soon complement the quickly implemented hygiene protocols and MacGyver-style hacks introduced this spring and summer.
Adapting to the pandemic is taking many forms. One is the under-utilization of existing office spaces and this triggers a need for smart, wellness-equipped office spaces in the future, according to Gartner, Inc. “Due to COVID-19 many offices remain unoccupied or underutilized as employees choose to work remotely,” said Gavin Tay, research vice president at Gartner. “However as more people return to offices, those that have been turned into smart, wellness-equipped spaces make employees feel safer.”