October 28, 2016



  • Do You Need to Vent Your Kitchen?

    Do You Need to Vent Your Kitchen?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you have an exhaust fan above your stove, turn it on when you turn on your burners or oven, whether they are gas or electric. Among other benefits, they remove airborne particles created during cooking—a source of indoor air pollution.

  • Is Your Couch Making You Sick?

    Is Your Couch Making You Sick?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Flame-retardant chemicals are used in many everyday objects, such as the foam of upholstered furniture and children's car seats. In recent years, there's been concern that the chemicals have adverse health effects.

  • Measure Your Carbon Footprint
    Wellness Tip

    Measure Your Carbon Footprint

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Want to know how big of an impact you're making on the environment? Use this carbon footprint calculator from researchers at UC Berkeley and see how your household stacks up.