Air Pollution Health News

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4/18/2018
4/18/2018
Air Quality Report Card

Nearly 134 million Americans are breathing unhealthy levels of ozone and particle pollution, report finds.

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10/20/2017
Pollution Tied to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015

Dirty air and water aren't the only culprits, new report says

10/11/2017
What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of?

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

9/29/2017
Carbon Monoxide a Potential Threat From Gas-Powered Generators

Don't use these devices in your home, garage or any enclosed space

9/22/2017
'Off-Roading' Threat May Lurk in the Air

Riders should think about toxic exposures, not just injuries: study

9/21/2017
Dirty Air Might Harm Your Kidneys

Study finds link between so-called particle pollution and renal function

9/18/2017
9/8/2017
For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key

The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

8/14/2017
Air Purifiers May Help the Smog-Stressed Heart

Small Chinese study found lower stress hormone levels in those who used indoor air cleaners

7/31/2017
Earth Will Heat Up by End of Century

Study predicts there's only a 1 percent chance countries will meet the target set in Paris Agreement

7/31/2017
Climate Change May Trigger 60,000 More Premature Deaths by 2030

Worldwide outlook even more grim if nothing done to curb growing air pollution, researchers predict

7/28/2017
Rush Hour Pollution May Be Worse Than Thought

Higher measurements seen using in-car sensors

7/25/2017
Noise Pollution a Problem in Black Urban Neighborhoods

Biggest differences seen between black and white areas, study finds

7/17/2017
9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases

Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma

7/12/2017
Climate Change Delivers 'Double Whammy' to 4 in 10 Americans

In some regions, smog and high ragweed pollen levels combine to make it hard to breathe

7/10/2017
Health Tip: When Air Quality is Poor

Here's what you can do to breathe easier

6/28/2017
Even at Low Levels, Dirty Air Raises Death Risk for U.S. Seniors

Research suggests blacks, men and the poor are especially vulnerable

6/28/2017
More Summer Sun Equals More Greenland Ice Melt: Study

U.K. researchers find cloud cover has been decreasing for 20 years

6/23/2017
Wallpaper May Breed Toxins: Study

Fungus on the walls might contribute to 'sick building syndrome,' researchers say

6/22/2017
Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

6/6/2017
Replace Coal With Solar Power to Save Money, Lives

Study suggests the investment would prevent many from dying due to air pollution

5/30/2017
Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study

Asphalt, concrete and cars intensify heat effect in urban areas, boosting costs, researchers predict

5/26/2017
Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

5/22/2017
Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake?

High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study

5/8/2017
Addressing Your Cancer Risk

Rural areas a bit safer than urban ones; environmental threats seem key, study says