It’s the start of a new year, and with that comes New Year resolutions to live healthier and get in shape. Soon enough, however, gym memberships decline and fast food lineups start to get longer again. New Year Resolutions start to die.
Just looking out your window, you’ll notice a haze surrounding your neighbourhood. This haze is a direct result of smoke from nearby forest fires that has Environment Canada issuing an air quality advisory.
An air quality advisory is a warning that particle pollution is high enough to threaten the overall health of individuals, notably children and the elderly. Many B.C residents living in affected areas have experienced some negative effects of lingering smoke including sore eyes, coughing, and a runny nose. Continue reading
With spring right around the corner, you might notice seasonal allergies are starting to become a problem in your household again. Itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing and skin irritation are just some of the unpleasant allergy symptoms that often come along with the sunshine and warmer weather in Vancouver. Continue reading
‘Tis the season for lights and candy canes and parties and trees and … allergies? Indoor air quality can become polluted with mites and pollen that travel undetected into a home – whether it be via the shoes of a party guest or the lovely decorated tree that was living outdoors until recently. Continue reading