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Asthma in children could become worse if you live near a busy road

Asthma attacks in children, who live near a busy, major roadway or a playground, is often severe, suggests a new study. Long-time exposure to traffic-related pollution and dust has been linked to asthma in children. According to a research conducted by the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, children living within a football field’s length of major roadways had nearly three times the odds of paediatric asthma compared to children who lived four times farther away. It has been long known that smog and pollution can bring on an asthma attack…

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6 Tips for Eating Healthy on the Road

When you think of eating on the road, chances are, you probably think of fast food first. But just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you have to eat foods that will leave you feeling depleted, bloated, and tired. Making better food choices will have a positive impact on your leisure time. As athletes know, healthy food and plenty of water sustain your energy levels, fuel your muscles, and help you recover quickly. The food you eat on the road will serve as your traveling repair kit. Here are some tips…

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The psychology of hidden aggression, road rage

While there is little doubt about the ill effects of excessive noise on the lives of people, psychologists and psychiatrists are also worried about those who create this cacophony. “Noise by itself harms people, both those who create it and those who are at the receiving end. A person may claim that he enjoys loud music or is not bothered by traffic or industrial noise.This does not mean that his health is not affected. It has been noted that most people who seem to `enjoy’ loud noise become, at some…

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A love affair with the Great Ocean Road

Some moments just get etched to your memory forever. Those picture perfect sights that overwhelm you and have the ability to bring about such peace inside that thinking about them can bring a smile to your face. You don’t need a camera to capture them – that is the beauty of these moments. Little did I imagine that my trip down under would provide me with such memories! Although I spent a major part of my holiday in Sydney, my trip to Australia wouldn’t have been complete without a visit…

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#Great8 Ways to Rock that Impromptu Road Trip

Sudden plans do not give you enough time for thorough planning but here is a list that will ensure your last minute plans are worthwhile! Road trips are never about just reaching the destination but more importantly about the journey taken together on the unraveling road. 1. An epic playlist A tastefully made playlist with the most apt songs can set the mood for what could be the next best road trip you have taken.Next time you hear the same song you are sure to be flooded with some road…

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Road to Wealth: Five Steps to Follow When You Invest In Your 30s

It is good to start investing as early as possible in life. But if you are in your 30s and still clueless about investing systematically, here are some tips: 1) Set your goals The first and foremost thing to do is to set your goals. Knowing what you want to achieve will help you work towards attaining those goals in a better way. “One should have clearly defined goals. As compared to 20s, one can define the needs more clearly in the 30s. This will help in laying out the goals…

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