Tag Archives: Danger

Eye-Opening Study on the Widespread Danger of Lead Poisoning

For decades, lead, in the form of tetraethyllead, was used as an anti-knock agent in gasoline. The leaded gasoline helped engines run smoothly but released devastating amounts of this toxic metal into the environment. Even though the U.S. began phasing out leaded gasoline in the 1970s,1 lead poisoning remains a major problem globally.2 The Global… Read More »

Are you in danger of work-related burnout? Here’s what you can do about it 

Last week, Apple announced a timely new iPhone update: ‘Focus Mode’ will stop devices from sending notifications from certain contacts or apps outside of working hours. ork emails, office chat services and other means by which your boss can trouble you in your downtime will be more easily filtered out. Ignored, even. If your first… Read More »

Race to distribute vaccine in danger without winning public’s trust, researchers say

Not enough people will take a coronavirus vaccine if the government doesn’t do a better job addressing their fears head-on, health researchers say. One in 5 people in the United States say they would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and 31% were uncertain about it, according to a poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public… Read More »