Air Pollution and Outdoor Physical Activity

Air Pollution and Outdoor Physical Activity

I enjoy feeling fit and healthy, but I am not good at sticking to a fitness plan that involves going to the gym and doing sets or reps on the equipment. But I do enjoy taking exercise in less formal ways; going on walks for pleasure or to get where I need to go,...
Air pollution and skin issues

Air pollution and skin issues

Having looked at some fairly hard hitting health topics in my last few pieces for the smog blog I thought this time I would look at a health issue that although causes significant concern and attention is perhaps only skin deep! I have seen several pieces of research...

My biography

Hi and welcome to the Smog Blog! My name is Harriet Leyland and I’m a British doctor with a background in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. After 5 years in anaesthesia, I moved to Beijing to work for a medical assistance company – International SOS. I didn’t...