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Air pollution associated with acute respiratory distress hospitalization of elderly

Added: 25.05.2018 3:57 | 22 views | 0 comments

In a new study, researchers found significant associations between seniors' long-term exposure to two types of air pollution and hospitalization for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).

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Plastic straws are polluting our oceans. Here are some alternatives

Added: 23.05.2018 13:05 | 18 views | 0 comments

An estimated 500 million single-use plastic straws are used and thrown away every day in the U.S. alone. And most of those wind up in in our landfills, oceans and beaches.


Air Pollution Near Power Plants Tied to Premature Births

Added: 22.05.2018 23:06 | 33 views | 0 comments

Closing coal- and oil-fired power plants is associated with a reduction in preterm births in the surrounding region, researchers report.

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| 'Lava haze' and 'vog': toxic volcanic gases prompt health fears in Hawaii

Added: 22.05.2018 20:29 | 17 views | 0 comments

Potentially deadly plumes of volcanic gas and particles are polluting the Big Island in the wake of recent eruptions
Three dozen tourists were gathered at the Wailoa Sampan Basin Harbor in Hilo, Hawaii, hoping to get a glimpse of the lava that they’d seen on the news for weeks.
But because Hawaii Volcanoes national park – often a key stop in travelers’ itineraries – was closed , their best hope on Monday afternoon was taking a boat to the point where the lava met the sea.

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'Good' cholesterol levels reduced with high air pollution exposure

Added: 22.05.2018 16:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Researchers have found that higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution may be associated with lower levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.


Why the UK’s plan to tackle air pollution is mostly hot air

Added: 22.05.2018 14:15 | 3 views | 0 comments

A ban on using polluting wet wood isn’t nearly enough to halt the rise in dangerous particulates from trendy wood burners

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Families told 'open your windows to get rid of air pollution'

Added: 22.05.2018 12:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

Families were urged today to open their windows more frequently as part of Environment Secretary Michael Gove's new clean air strategy.

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Air pollution plans to tackle wood burners

Added: 22.05.2018 8:29 | 7 views | 0 comments

Critics of the government proposals say they put too much responsibility on local councils.


Can the Mediterranean diet protect against air pollution?

Added: 22.05.2018 8:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

A recently published study concludes that switching to the Mediterranean diet could protect against certain health issues caused by air pollution.

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