Monthly Archives: January 2012

Reported Pool-Asthma Connection Questioned

Keeping the water in swimming pools free of disease is mission-critical for pool owners and operators, but some have raised concerns over possible connections between the chemicals used to treat pool water and respiratory disease. Specifically, a team of Belgian … Continue reading

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Obesity Decreases — Slightly — in 2011

According to Gallup, which has tracked Americans’ weight status since 2008, slightly fewer American adults were obese in 2011 than in the previous two years, while the number reporting a normal weight grew. In 2011, 26.1 percent of American adults … Continue reading

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When (If) the Mercury Drops

January is upon us, and with it, we can expect (I hope) some colder days. And if you work–or play–outdoors during the winter, it’s wise to be prepared for whatever the weather may bring. In fact, just yesterday morning, winter … Continue reading

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