Air Pollution And Health Risks

Just Now Air pollution can affect lung development and is implicated in the development of emphysema, asthma, and other respiratory diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). PM and nitrogen oxide are linked to chronic bronchitis.
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Just Now Research on Health Effects from Air Pollution Decades of research have shown that air pollutants such as ozone and particulate matter (PM) increase the amount and seriousness of lung and heart disease and other health problems.

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3 hours ago The long-term effects associated with air pollution are chronic asthma, pulmonary insufficiency, cardiovascular diseases, and cardiovascular mortality. According to a Swedish cohort study, diabetes seems to be induced after long-term air pollution exposure (5).

Author: Ioannis Manisalidis, Elisavet Stavropoulou, Agathangelos Stavropoulos, Eugenia Bezirtzoglou
Publish Year: 2020

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2 hours ago Air Pollution Climate change is projected to harm human health by increasing ground-level ozone and/or particulate matter air pollution in some locations.

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7 hours ago While respiratory conditions are commonly considered to be the main effects of air pollution, there are other dangers to human health, such as heart conditions, skin conditions, and preterm birth. Taking Care of Your Health Because many air pollutants are colorless and odorless, it can be hard to tell when the air is harmful to breathe.

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7 hours ago Air pollution is a serious health threat. It can trigger asthma attacks, harm lung development in children, and can even be deadly. People of color and those earning lower incomes are often disproportionately affected by air pollution that put them at higher risk for illnesses.

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3 hours ago This study investigates the magnitude of air pollution impacts and health risks to on- and near-road populations that might occur due to recurring congestion, such as Monday through Friday rush hour traffic. Recurring congestion can result in repeated and chronic exposures, and an increase in long term health risks.

Author: Kai Zhang, Stuart Batterman
Publish Year: 2013

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1 hours ago Air pollution and health risks due to vehicle traffic Traffic congestion increases vehicle emissions and degrades ambient air quality, and recent studies have shown excess morbidity and mortality for drivers, commuters and individuals living near major roadways.

Author: Kai Zhang, Stuart Batterman
Publish Year: 2013

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8 hours ago Heart Disease and Stroke Air pollution can be harmful to heart health and may make it more likely that some people will have a heart attack or stroke. Learn the facts about air pollution and how you can keep your heart healthy. Heart Disease, Stroke, and Outdoor Air Pollution

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1 hours ago The population-weighted two-year average haqi data further demonstrates that all population in the studied cities in henan province live with polluted air - 72% of the population is exposed to air that is unhealthy for sensitive people, while 28% of people is exposed to air that can be harmful to healthy people; and the health risks are much …

Author: Fuzhen Shen, Xinlei Ge, Jianlin Hu, Dongyang Nie, Li Tian, Mindong Chen
Publish Year: 2017

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7 hours ago This study investigates the magnitude of air pollution impacts and health risks to on- and near-road populations that might occur due to recurring congestion, such as Monday through Friday rush hour traffic. Recurring congestion can result in repeated and chronic exposures, and an increase in long term health risks.

Author: Kai Zhang, Stuart Batterman
Publish Year: 2013

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4 hours ago Air Pollution and Health Risk Originally published as EPA 450/3-90-022 March 1991 How Do We Learn About Risks? The warnings about risks from hazardous substances are everywhere. Every day, the news media report information on hazardous substances. Many products now tout warning labels or claims about being "all natural" and "chemical free."

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1 hours ago Air pollution exposure was associated with a 40 percent higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis, a 20 percent greater chance of inflammatory bowel disease, and a 15 percent larger risk of connective

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6 hours ago Air pollution can put you at risk for developing lung cancer. Learn about different air pollutants, how they affect you, and how you can protect yourself. Health Conditions

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9 hours ago Air pollution is one of the greatest environmental risk to health. By reducing air pollution levels, countries can reduce the burden of disease from stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, and both chronic and acute respiratory diseases, including asthma.

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9 hours ago Environmental Effects Along with harming human health, air pollution can cause a variety of environmental effects: Acid rain is precipitation containing harmful amounts of nitric and sulfuric acids. These acids are formed primarily by nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides released into the

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