The health of humans, animals, and plants are all related, though those three topics aren’t often discussed together. One Health aims to ensure optimal health of the environment, animals, and humans by addressing those groups collaboratively.
Air quality plays a large part in the development of a healthy respiratory system. Unfortunately, air pollution is a growing problem and is a factor in about 7 million deaths across the world each year.
Zika virus is just one of many diseases spread by mosquitoes that you’ve probably heard of. But did you know that you can get pneumonia from birds? Psittacosis is a rare bird-borne bacterial illness that can cause serious systemic issues.
You’re likely familiar with the fact that a varied diet of fruits and vegetables is recommended for most people. But do you know what helpful compounds are unique to plants? Why is it important to eat a rainbow of foods?