by James Baker
Environmental toxins are everywhere, so they can easily find their way into the human body. You cannot imagine how many hazardous chemicals you get exposed to every day, from pesticides to cleaning supplies and contaminated water. You must be extra watchful if you are pregnant because prolonged exposure to these toxins can […]
Medical tools include stethoscope and laptop. Photo by National Cancer Institute, Unsplash. bit.ly/3l90nsy.
Concerns about the health issues relating to the use of fossil fuels have been around for years. Nevertheless, many people do not know how bad things can get – or are.
In October 2016, the […]
Dan Quinlan gets help promoting his message to help our planet from his dog, Maple. Courtesy photo.
While the pandemic was the driving health story in 2020, it was not the only major global health story. From coast to coast in the United States, the health and well-being of hundreds of […]
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Join us on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EST for a one-hour discussion of Legionnella, the bacteria that can grow in building HVAC and water systems and causes Legionnaires Disease, a severe, and sometimes fatal, form of pneumonia. Understanding Legionnella is especially critical as schools and other buildings […]
The Agency of Commerce and Community Development is currently seeking manufacturers and construction companies with a supply of N95 face-masks to consider assisting in the state’s response to the COVID-19 virus by making these masks available to healthcare providers immediately.N95 face-masks are a critical tool needed to ensure our healthcare professionals are able […]
Yesterday, coronavirus was declared an international pandemic. Already, there are 129,589 known cases and 4,749 deaths globally.1
Now, it’s even more critical that our government takes action to protect public health. Fortunately, legislation introduced today would provide real help for struggling families. However, Republicans in the Senate are threatening to block this urgent bill.2
UVM Medical Center on Holly Court in Williston, Vermont, has a new solar array on the facility’s roof. It has an impressive peak capacity of 198 kilowatts. An aerial photograph taken from directly above it shows clearly the striking fact that very nearly all of the roof was used […]
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Photo: Ken Gallager, Wikimedia Commons.
The sustainability program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH goes back to 1996, when the staff started taking a hard look at waste management. Waste is a particularly difficult problem for […]
It seems as though every month for years, some company in the digital set has committed to, or better yet, achieved 100% renewable power supply. Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon all have pledged to go 100% ｰ and some have made it, at least with their energy-intensive data centers. Even data center company, […]
Cedar Hill’s solar field was installed by Norwich Solar Technologies in November 2018. Courtesy photo.
Norwich Solar Technologies (NST) recently built three projects that are interestingly related. All three involve health care providers that chose NST to install new solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.
Solar system […]