Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > 21st century life 21st century life All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips More reasons why rush-hour traffic is bad for your health Being stuck in traffic isn't only bad for your nerves; pollution and noise levels also take their toll. Start A Health24 blog » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Test Are you envirohealth savvy? » Ask EnviroHealth Expert » Blood Lions: Bred for the Bullet movie trailer The amazing mountains on Pluto 8 things you need to know about urban health South African cities are continuing to grow at a rapid rate, creating unique healthcare challenges. Here are 8 things you should know about urban health. What does a healthy body look like on the inside? Open in Cape Town is the trailblazing BODY WORLDS vital exhibition series. Air pollution increases heart disease risk A study has found an association between air pollution and undesirable changes in cholesterol. Global warming hits harder 18 years later Since the last climate deal in 1997, the Earth has grown into a wilder, hotter and waterier place, and climate change is now regarded as a more urgent problem. 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 Toilet Day is no joke Imagine this: you are stricken with acute, severe diarrhoea in a public place. The catch: there is no toilet. Why you should switch off for Earth Hour Are you an Earth Hour Grinch? It’s a bit Green Kitsch, and it’s not going to change the world. But you should still Switch off on Saturday night. Dust to dust: the rising demand for a natural burial More and more people are rethinking traditional burial methods. Fathima Simjee asks why – and what constitutes a ‘natural’ burial? How to survive load shedding Not looking forward to load shedding? Here are a few tips on how to survive a power outage. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.