Pollution triggers cardiovascular diseases: Experts

Besides leading a sedentary lifestyle and eating junk food regularly, acute smoking and air pollution also triggers cardiovascular diseases, starting from heart attack, cardiac arrhythmia, hypertension to stroke.

New tobacco warnings simply pass the buck

Picture this: with winter around the corner, there is a slight chill in the air. Coupled with the alarming levels of pollution which have forced everyone indoors, it’s the ideal time to curl up on your couch and binge watch your favourite web-series, which has eight short episodes of 30 minutes each.

Rai concerned about rising pollution, writes to Environment minister

In his letter, Rai stated that due to the steps taken by the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the number of good air quality days has increased and poor air quality days have gone down in the last four years, but as per Centre for Science and Environment’s report, 31 percent of air pollution comes from outside Delhi.

Policies needed to curb petrochemical usage

Environment-friendly technologies, regular monitoring of generated waste as well as disposal of petrochemicals will reduce the risk of exposure. Regulatory policies need to be strict to ensure workers’ health and environmental safety, in order to reduce health hazards and to save the environment and its biodiversity.