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 Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?