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 Climate change will hurt kids most, report warns Scientists are urging that the health impact of climate change be at the top of the agenda at the upcoming UN Climate Conference in Madrid. 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 Those plants in your house are not boosting your home's air quality Researchers have found that plants don't clean indoor air quickly enough to have an effect on the air quality of our home and office environments. WATCH: Are students who are exposed to polluted air on exam day doomed to get lower grades? As if there weren't enough obstacles. Think all plants are good for you? Think again All plants are great to eat, right? While a plant-based diet certainly has health benefits, researchers say there are some dangers. In heat waves, fans may do more harm than good Evidence shows that electric fans might make you feel cooler, but can actually increase your risk of becoming heat sick and even dying from a heat stroke. Dirty air is deadly, global study confirms According to new research, the risk of dying from heart disease, stroke and lung disease rose with exposure to fine particle air pollution. How giant dinosaurs evolved to stay cool When researchers examined modern-day relatives of dinosaurs – birds and reptiles – they found how blood was cooled on its way to the brain. Billions of 'microplastics' in your tea from each plastic teabag The global proliferation of microplastics has made headlines recently, being found in large numbers in ocean and tap water, seafood and even human poop. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.