The Kitchen as a Pollution Hazard –

Kitchen as a Pollution Hazard: #health impact is on a par with car accidents & greater than secondhand smoke or radon


Recently Dr. Logue estimated the long-term health effects expected from hundreds of chemicals found in average homes. Her 2012 study, published in Environmental Health Perspectives, used a common epidemiological metric known as disability-adjusted life-year to show that the population-wide health impact of indoor pollutants is on a par with that of car accidents, and greater than that of traditional concerns like secondhand smoke or radon.

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