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Bad Air Kills Children, Leads to Pneumonia, Studies Confirm

Air pollution is known bad news for human health, with a particular link to death in babies and children. Previous studies have focused on the bane of particulate matter in children's health, but two investigations establish a direct association between ambient air pollution and pneumonia and death in children.  Air pollution has been connected with a broad range of acute and chronic illnesses, along with higher mortality among humans and varying effects on respiratory and cardiovascular health. Of particular concern is ambient pollution rooted in fine particulate matter mostly coming from fuel combustion from cars, power plants, industry, households or biomass burning.  Read more....

 

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