People
4 years ago | 48 IMPRESSIONS
COVID-19 PM2.5 national study from Harvard University
Background: United States government scientists estimate that COVID-19 may kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans. The majority of the pre-existing conditions that increase the risk of death for COVID-19 are the same diseases that are affected by long-term exposure to air pollution. ...
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Oxford University Press
4 years ago | 49 IMPRESSIONS
Loss of life expectancy from air pollution compared to other risk factors: a worldwide perspective
Long-term exposure of humans to air pollution enhances the risk of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. A novel Global Exposure Mortality Model (GEMM) has been derived from many cohort studies, providing much-improved coverage of the exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5). ...
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Erik Stokstad
4 years ago | 42 IMPRESSIONS
Deadly air pollution is blowing into your state from a surprisingly large source
Air pollution doesn’t respect borders. A power plant in one place often ends up killing people who live far downwind. ...
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health
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cleanair4health.eu
4 years ago | 51 IMPRESSIONS
cleanair4health
THIS IS WHAT AIR POLLUTION IS DOING TO US. FIND OUT HOW TO TAKE ACTION AND HELP US PUT AN END TO THIS NOW! #cleanair4health Dirty air is killing us and it’s time for change. Now is the time to send a signal to your government that our right to breathe is non-negotiable. ...
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health
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www.the-scientist.com
4 years ago | 26 IMPRESSIONS
Air Pollution Tied to Brain Cancer: Study
Inhaling combustion-produced particles may lead to the development of brain tumors. For the first time, ultra-fine particles produced by burning fuel have been linked to the development of malignant brain tumors, according to a study published in Epidemiology on November 6. ...
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health
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www.who.int
5 years ago | 20 IMPRESSIONS
How air pollution is destroying our health
As the world gets hotter and more crowded, our engines continue to pump out dirty emissions, and half the world has no access to clean fuels or technologies (e.g. ...
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health
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