If This Is in Your Kitchen, Your COVID Death Risk May Be Even Higher
You probably know that some items in your kitchen can be hazardous if used incorrectly, from sharp knives to those bacteria-laden sponges you're definitely not cleaning enough. And while you of course know that your stove could cause fires or burns if you're not careful, there's another way your range could be putting you at risk that you likely didn't know about. Two recent reports, published by the Rocky Mountain Institute and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, suggest that the presence of a gas range or furnace in your home may be very dangerous.Their findings show that these common appliances could be wrecking havoc on your respiratory system, which is the last thing you need in the age of COVID-19. In fact, a recent study found that nitrogen dioxide, one of the dangerous pollutants a gas range gives off, "may enhance population susceptibility to death from COVID-19."Read on to learn the risks, and for another shocking COVID-related hazard to be aware of, check out If You Use This Mouthwash, the FDA Says to Stop Immediately.Read the original article on Best Life.