We all learned in science class that homeostasis is the self-regulating process by which our bodies maintain stability. One of the most important functions of homeostasis is the regulation of body temperature, which is called thermoregulation.
More than 80 percent of people in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed what the World Health Organization (WHO) deems safe.
Poor air quality can lead to the risk of stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic and acute respiratory diseases, including asthma, the WHO said.
Whether it’s a graduation party, a family reunion or a neighborhood cookout, celebrating with food is a tradition. While you’re planning menus and buying supplies, take steps to ensure that the food you’ll be serving is safe and pathogen free.
Occupation, lack of paid sick leave, and multiple psychosocial factors are related to workers’ own perceived low health status, according to a study by researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
Each June as part of National Safety Month, the National Security Council encourages extra care and precaution in maintaining personal and work safety. As you can imagine, heat is one of the biggest safety concerns in the summer.
“President Trump’s budget deals a devastating blow to medical research by slashing the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) funding by $7.2 billion. A cut of this magnitude would force promising research to be left unfinished, or worse, put on hold. The hope of too many Americans rests on NIH-funded research and breakthrough medical advancements, including preventing, treating and ultimately curing cardiovascular disease (CVD)."