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Chest infections cause 1 in 7 child deaths

Chest infections cause 1 in 7 child deaths

New wearable sensors can help assess workers’ exposure to occupational air pollutants

New wearable sensors can help assess workers’ exposure to occupational air pollutants

Study identifies local traffic exhaust as a risk factor for stroke

Study identifies local traffic exhaust as a risk factor for stroke

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in infants

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in infants

Shape of lung tissue fibers influences respiratory elasticity

Shape of lung tissue fibers influences respiratory elasticity

Unique collaboration launches 'Clean Air for Schools' program in the UK

Unique collaboration launches 'Clean Air for Schools' program in the UK

Scientists ask all countries to wake up to the challenge of halving nitrogen waste

Scientists ask all countries to wake up to the challenge of halving nitrogen waste

Increase in air pollution levels linked to more premature mortality in the U.S.

Increase in air pollution levels linked to more premature mortality in the U.S.

Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women

Pollution tied to silent miscarriage among pregnant women

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Air pollution may be causing your hair to fall out

Air pollution may be causing your hair to fall out

Study identifies a common denominator that triggers asthma in favorable environments

Study identifies a common denominator that triggers asthma in favorable environments

Study shows 20mph speed zones to be effective in reducing collisions and road casualties

Study shows 20mph speed zones to be effective in reducing collisions and road casualties

Aspirin may reduce adverse effects of air pollution exposure on lung function

Aspirin may reduce adverse effects of air pollution exposure on lung function

Stringent emission reduction policies could lead to decline in mortality rates

Stringent emission reduction policies could lead to decline in mortality rates

Nearly half of the flights taken by travellers are pointless, shows research

Nearly half of the flights taken by travellers are pointless, shows research

Wrist-worn step trackers can be used to determine health status of patients

Wrist-worn step trackers can be used to determine health status of patients

Taxi drivers experience the highest exposures to black carbon, study finds

Taxi drivers experience the highest exposures to black carbon, study finds

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy associated with reductions in children's lung function

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy associated with reductions in children's lung function

Living in greener neighborhoods linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome

Living in greener neighborhoods linked to lower risk of metabolic syndrome