Home > Lifestyle > Environmental Health > News News All sections in Environmental Health » 21st Century Life » FAQs » Animals » Climate and pollution » Hazards and disasters » EnviroHealth News » Green Tips Swimming in the ocean may come with infection risks There are indications that pollution is an issue affecting swimmers in many parts of the world. 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 5 ways out of an exercise rut To rekindle your enthusiasm for your primary fitness activity, shake things up a bit. Could you taste the difference between toilet water and tap water? It is important to make the idea of recycled water less scary to people, as it is becoming an important source of water in many parts of the world. Will hand sanitiser clean my hands properly? Hand sanitiser is a no-brainer when it comes to waterless hand hygiene. But how effective is it really? Hospitals not as sterile as we think Hospital workers play a large role in spreading germs. A new study investigated whether antibacterial scrubs made any difference. What are ‘endocrine disrupters’ and why are they so dangerous? These potentially harmful chemicals can cause a whole range of health problems. One dangerous habit nursing home workers should not follow New research has found that nursing home workers don't change their gloves often enough. Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution Indoor air purifiers may have significant health benefits for those who live in polluted areas. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Your hearing » Are you going deaf or do you just need to unblock your ears? 4 foods that can improve your hearing Healthy eating may protect your hearing Watching what you eat can improve the quality of your hearing and reduce your risk of hearing loss. Quit smoking » Tougher anti-tobacco laws in the pipeline Bad news, smokers: It's going to be more inconvenient to smoke This is why many SA smokers quit – Health24 survey After running our survey for several weeks, the results are in – and they reveal interesting information about smoking and tobacco use in South Africa.