role of environment on human health

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This article demonstrates how natural and built environments affect people’s mental and physical well-being throughout their lives. The article highlights the profound effects that built environments have on public-health. Planning decisions influence neighborhood configuration, housing design, parks, location of stores and schools, as well as factors such as traffic density and air and water quality. […]

SMOG: Injurious to health

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Why are Children More Susceptible to Air Pollution Than Adults? In many health effects research studies, children are considered as if they were small adults. This is not really true. There are many differences between children and adults in the ways that they respond to air pollution. For example, children take in more air per […]

SOCIAL MEDIA: MOBILISING GENERATION NEXT FOR BETTER HEALTH

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In this new era, explosive growth in internet has revolutionized communication and information sharing. Social media has created a community of interacting users who look for credible, accurate and reliable information. Use of social media for betterment of health can be done by promoting oral health messages, providing a space where health coalitions can interact […]

Sedentary Lifestyle

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A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity. A person who lives a sedentary lifestyle may colloquially be known as a couch potato. It is commonly found in both the developed and developing world. The Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle:Why a Sedentary Lifestyle Stinks The human body was designed […]

Soundness of mind

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Legally, and generally, being of “sound mind” means healthy mental health….that your thinking is clear enough that you are aware of what you are doing, and therefore should be held responsible for your actions. … ‘Mental health’ and ‘Mental illness’ are increasingly being used as if they mean the same thing, but they do not. […]