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Significant death risk linked to airborne particles

Significant death risk linked to airborne particles

Roflumilast could become a new therapeutic strategy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Roflumilast could become a new therapeutic strategy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

17 percent of infants living near "stop and go" traffic suffer from wheezing

17 percent of infants living near "stop and go" traffic suffer from wheezing

Maryland's poor, African-American communities suffer disproportionate cancer risk from air pollution

Maryland's poor, African-American communities suffer disproportionate cancer risk from air pollution

Adults with diabetes at higher risk for cardiovascular problems due air pollution

Adults with diabetes at higher risk for cardiovascular problems due air pollution

Nitrogen oxides emitted by soil could play a substantially larger role in seasonal air pollution

Nitrogen oxides emitted by soil could play a substantially larger role in seasonal air pollution

Childrens' mental development may be impaired by aircraft noise

Childrens' mental development may be impaired by aircraft noise

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children

Aircraft noise could impair the development of reading and memory in children

Short term high pollution concentrations linked to dangerous heart arrhythmias

Short term high pollution concentrations linked to dangerous heart arrhythmias

Research shows smoking bans unlikely to affect business in Canada

Research shows smoking bans unlikely to affect business in Canada

Diabetics more sensitive to cardiovascular effects from air pollution

Diabetics more sensitive to cardiovascular effects from air pollution

Tollbooth ventilation system effective in protecting workers from traffic air pollution

Tollbooth ventilation system effective in protecting workers from traffic air pollution

Exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of fatal myocardial infarction

Exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of fatal myocardial infarction

Concern about the environment grows in East Asia as impacts of pollution and urbanization increase

Concern about the environment grows in East Asia as impacts of pollution and urbanization increase

Children on school buses may face increased exposure to diesel pollution

Children on school buses may face increased exposure to diesel pollution

Millions of mothers and children are dying unnecessarily

Millions of mothers and children are dying unnecessarily

More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area

More exhaust inhaled by kids inside school buses than by others in the area

Diesel engines are posing a serious threat to public health

Diesel engines are posing a serious threat to public health

Global warming will bring climate-related health crises

Global warming will bring climate-related health crises

Genetic signature that can identify breast cancer patients at high risk of distant recurrence

Genetic signature that can identify breast cancer patients at high risk of distant recurrence