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Increased air pollution can cut a human's lifespan by between 9 and 11 years, almost a decade longer than most previous estimates had calculated at only one or two years. On average, an increase of po...
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There are not many things more irritating than having to walk around with a soggy tissue stuffed up your sleeve, constantly sniffing, because your nose won't stop running. But now it seems that it mig...
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Air pollution from traffic fumes can be as detrimental for one's happiness as bereavement or divorce, according to a study. Researchers have said the effect of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on life satisfact...
Women who live in areas of high pollution may have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers said living in areas with a high level of fine particles from air po...
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Africa and Asia were the worst affected.
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The pollution has put northern China on red alert.
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And more than 500,000 of them are dying each year as a result, according to a new UNICEF report.
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Levels of acid in the atmosphere have fallen almost to preindustrial levels.
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Air pollution may have caused more than 100,000 deaths last year, a new study finds.
The nanoparticles formed during combustion possibly contribute to Alzheimer's disease.
For years, the Brazilian city has surpassed international limits for a dangerous air pollutant.
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Poor air quality is now the fourth largest threat to our health, according to a new IEA report.
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Here's more evidence that air pollution is a major global health problem.
Dirty air kills some 3 million people worldwide each year.