Home > Lifestyle > EnviroHealth > News News All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Morgues run out of space as heat wave in Pakistan kills over 1,000 An influx of dead body bags have stacked up on the floor of morgues after the worst heat wave hit Pakistan's southern city of Karachi in nearly 35 years. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Shark feeding frenzy caught on camera The recycling headache list The biodegradable con Many cleaning products are marketed as being biodegradable, making us feel we're doing something for the earth by buying them. But when is a product truly biodegradable and when is it simply 'greenwashing'? The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is accused of illegal building activities Members of the public are invited to submit comments regarding the 'illegal construction' of additional buildings at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town. World population living longer but getting sicker According to the Global Burden of Disease study, the proportion of years of healthy life people lost because of illness rose from 21 percent in 1990 to 31 percent in 2013. “ Latest comment on Health24 Chris de Swardt says... If you buy it , you're wasting your money. Most expensive way to colour urine. "Harry Seftel" Can you really boost your immune system? ” Common household detergents are now linked to genital defects in babies Pregnant women regularly exposed to a range of detergents, solvents and pesticides have a substantially greater risk of giving birth to boys with genital deformities, according to a new French study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.