Air Pollution Health And Social

1 hours ago In Grenoble, 6.8% of incident lung cancer cases were attributable to air pollution (95% CI 3.1-10.1%). Risk was lower by 8 to 20% when estimating exposure through background stations. Risk was highest in neighborhoods with intermediate to higher social deprivation.

Author: Xavier Morelli, Camille Rieux, Josef Cyrys, Bertil Forsberg, Rémy Slama
Publish Year: 2016

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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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9 hours ago Across the board, air pollution — a mixture of particulate matter, metals, and other gases and compounds — causes decreases in happiness and increases in depression. Cognitively, it impairs functioning and decision-making. Economically, it hurts work productivity. And socially, it exacerbates criminal behavior.

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3 hours ago In humans, air pollution has been associated with reduced social competence (i.e., ability to effectively handle social interactions) [17] and increased violent behavior [18, 19], but there is a notable absence of experimental research on the effects of air pollutant exposure on social decision-making and social behavior more broadly.

Author: Chelsea A. Weitekamp, Hans A. Hofmann
Publish Year: 2021

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1 hours ago The relationship between air quality and health status of the population is weak. There is a strong relationship between social deprivation and health status of the population. The study concludes that RUC scenarios result in reducing disparity between affluent and deprived populations. MeSH terms Air Pollution*

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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
1. Causes Of Ozone Air Pollution. The formation of tropospheric ozone occurs through a combination of volatile organic chemicals and carbon monoxide as well as nitrogen oxides which react with sunlight ...
2. Health Effects Of Ozone Air Pollution. Breathing in air that has ozone can harm human health. ...
3. Environmental Effects Of Ozone Air Pollution. ...
4. Individuals with active seasonal allergies during the time of participation in the study.
5. Individuals suffering from acute respiratory illness within four weeks prior to any of the study exposure series.
6. Individuals that have been exposed to smoke and fumes within 24 hours of any study visit.

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5 hours ago Air pollution: Social Determinants & Health Impacts AB 617 Community Health Protection Program Meeting Vallejo . Presentation Overview •Solano County Community Profile •Social Determinants of HealthHealth Burdens •Looking Ahead. Solano County Demographics Race/Ethnicity White 39.6%. Black 13.9%. Asian/ Pacific Islander 15.5%. Native .

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Just Now Wildfires increase air pollution in surrounding areas and can affect regional air quality. The health effects of wildfire smoke can range from eye and respiratory tract irritation to more serious disorders, including reduced lung function, exacerbation of asthma and heart failure, and premature death.

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7 hours ago Chronic exposure to air pollution places children at a higher lifetime risk for developing asthma, hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, and cardiac arrhythmias [20] and is associated with delayed development …

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5 hours ago 2 hours ago · The organization also looked at the air pollution in 6,475 cities, increasing its 2020 report, which included 4,745 locations. Out of over 6,000 locations, only 222 met the WHO standards, noted CNN.

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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

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7 hours ago These studies have shown that air quality and social factors impact upon health. In a number of studies of health and air pollution, social indicators were included as explanatory factors for poorer health.

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1 hours ago Ambient air pollution is ubiquitous and impacts individuals across ages and all geographic regions, but also often entails inequities in exposure, thereby exacerbating socioeconomic and racial-ethnic disparities [].Its burden on public health is substantial, driven in part by urban development, globalized industrial production, and use of motor vehicles with …

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3 hours ago Air pollution contributes to increased risk of chronic disease, which is the leading driver of Chicago’s nine-year life expectancy gap between Black and white residents and decreases in life expectancy in the Latinx population.. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) analyzed community-level data on air quality, health, and social factors to identify neighborhoods that …

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7 hours ago Researchers say that most research on pollution and mental health has so far focused on air pollution and heavy metals like lead. The mental health effects of many other categories and pathways of pollutants, like pesticides in food and plasticizers found in toys and personal care products like shampoos and lotions, remain largely unknown.

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2 hours ago Health-related costs of the current effects of ozone air pollution exceeding national standards have been estimated at $6.5 billion (in 2008 U.S. dollars) nationwide, based on a U.S. assessment of health impacts from ozone levels during 2000–2002. Watch a short video about air quality changes, and learn what communities can do to prepare.

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What are the good things about air pollution?

When people are hiking or biking in our public lands, they breathe in more air than normal, particularly if they are young or elderly. When air quality is bad, people are less likely to hike, mountain bike or spend time exercising outdoors. As an asthmatic, I can no longer ride my bike outdoors on days when the air quality is bad.

Why is air pollution is a socioeconomic issue?

Why Air Pollution Is a Socioeconomic Issue. Too much pollution can pose a health risk to anyone, but whether it is lethal or not mostly depends on the person’s underlying health—and economic—status. Climate change, ozone depletion, and other environmental ills are widely discussed effects of air pollution.

What are the biggest causes and effects of air pollution?

What Are The Causes And Effects Of Ozone Air Pollution?

  • Causes Of Ozone Air Pollution. The formation of tropospheric ozone occurs through a combination of volatile organic chemicals and carbon monoxide as well as nitrogen oxides which react with sunlight ...
  • Health Effects Of Ozone Air Pollution. Breathing in air that has ozone can harm human health. ...
  • Environmental Effects Of Ozone Air Pollution. ...

What are the social effects of air pollution?

  • Individuals with active seasonal allergies during the time of participation in the study.
  • Individuals suffering from acute respiratory illness within four weeks prior to any of the study exposure series.
  • Individuals that have been exposed to smoke and fumes within 24 hours of any study visit.

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