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A Brief History of Indoor Air Quality

A Brief History of Indoor Air Quality


A brief history of indoor air quality, Dr Anna O'Donovan, Allergy StandardsEver since man first lit fires in shelters, indoor air quality has been a health issue. Evidence of such has been found in the the blackened lungs of mummified human remains discovered in Egypt, Peru and Great Britain. Millennia later, and we are still dying of poor indoor air quality – 3.8 million a year according to the World Health Organization- despite our scientific knowledge and technological advances.




 

Medical & Lifestyle Author Dr Anna O'Donovan

Medical & Lifestyle Author Dr Anna O’Donovan

About Dr. Anna O’Donovan – Medical & Lifestyle Author 

Anna is a mum of three children, one with allergies, and she suffers from allergies and asthma herself. She is a qualified doctor and worked as a General Practitioner and as a dentist for a number of years. She is also an award-winning author.

Key Words

Indoor air quality, air conditioning, air filters, air pollution, asthma and allergies, ventilation, lunghealth.

References and further reading

On the history of indoor environment and it’s relation to health and wellbeing, Click here

Indoor air pollution: a global health concern, Click here.

On the history of indoor air quality and health, Click here

Air Pollution Goes Back Way Further Than You Think, Click here

Indoor air pollution major risk to health, The Irish Times, Click here

The hidden air pollution inside your workplace, BBC, Click here

Good Air and Bad Air: The Importance of Ventilation, Museum of Healthcare, Click here

The hidden air pollution in our homes, The New Yorker, Click here

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