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Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment. Thus, it is more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body. However, the response of eyes to airborne pollutants ranges from nil to severe irritation and chronic pain; even with contact lenses, eyes are still more sensitive to such effects.

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Researchers receive $2.1 million NIH grant to study causes of congenital heart defects

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