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Deaths related to air pollution in the U.S. decreased by 47% between 1990 and 2010

Deaths related to air pollution in the U.S. decreased by 47% between 1990 and 2010

Health effects of smoke-filled atmosphere

Health effects of smoke-filled atmosphere

Exposure to magnetite particles is unlikely to contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Exposure to magnetite particles is unlikely to contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Physical activity linked with better lung function in smokers, regardless of air pollution levels

Physical activity linked with better lung function in smokers, regardless of air pollution levels

Emissions from gas stations found to be higher than previously thought

Emissions from gas stations found to be higher than previously thought

Researchers develop personalized and low-cost wearable UV sensors

Researchers develop personalized and low-cost wearable UV sensors

Bacteria living inside the nose linked to type, severity of cold symptoms

Bacteria living inside the nose linked to type, severity of cold symptoms

Research shows indoor HEPA filters reduce pollution caused by poor-quality outdoor air

Research shows indoor HEPA filters reduce pollution caused by poor-quality outdoor air

EC takes action to stop more plastics from ending up on beaches

EC takes action to stop more plastics from ending up on beaches

Persistent lung inflammation from childhood asthma may increase risk of anxiety later in life

Persistent lung inflammation from childhood asthma may increase risk of anxiety later in life

Boston College establishes Global Observatory on Pollution and Health

Boston College establishes Global Observatory on Pollution and Health

Number of people with respiratory diseases likely to increase if UK air pollution remains unchecked

Number of people with respiratory diseases likely to increase if UK air pollution remains unchecked

Study finds excess emissions from diesel cars produced by major auto manufacturers in Europe

Study finds excess emissions from diesel cars produced by major auto manufacturers in Europe

CHMP issues positive opinion supporting use of Trelegy Ellipta in broader group of COPD patients

CHMP issues positive opinion supporting use of Trelegy Ellipta in broader group of COPD patients

Air pollution appears to be linked to increased risk of developing dementia

Air pollution appears to be linked to increased risk of developing dementia

Bad air and inadequate data prove an unhealthy mix

Bad air and inadequate data prove an unhealthy mix

Air pollution increases risk of dementia

Air pollution increases risk of dementia

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

Study shows air pollution may be bad for the fetus

New research shows evidence of soot from polluted air in placentas

New research shows evidence of soot from polluted air in placentas

Research shows pollution is reaching the placenta

Research shows pollution is reaching the placenta