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Asthma attacks three times more common than thought, amid warnings over air pollution

Asthma attacks are three times as common as previously thought, according to new figures which have sparked warnings about the impact of air pollution.  Data from the charity Asthma UK suggests that every three seconds somebody in the UK has an attack.  Its figures suggest 10 million such episodes annually, when previous figures suggest around three million attacks annually.  Read more...



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