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Understanding Pollution: After Learning about Particulate Matter You´ll Never Think Of Breathing the Same Again

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I recently moved to China to teach English as a second language, and on my first day here I walked out of my apartment, and saw people wearing surgical masks.  1,403 more words

Air Pollution

Report highlights air pollution deaths

The latest report from The Environmental Audit committee on air quality has prompted BSRIA to call for more action.
Poor air quality is resulting in an estimated total of 29,000 deaths a year from air pollution and the report calls for new schools, hospitals and care homes to be built away from major roads. 331 more words

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Autism link to air pollution raised

A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

The Harvard School of Public Health team said high levels of pollution had been linked to a doubling of autism in their study of 1,767 children. 367 more words

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Juggling Isn’t Only for Clowns

The process of building a startup is a bit like learning to juggle. Let me explain. Imagine trying to figure out the best way to formalize a business structure at the same time as developing the first product package (called a Story). 774 more words

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Autism risk linked to particulate air pollution

Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists at Harvard School of Public Health reported on Thursday. 346 more words

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Autism link to air pollution raised

A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

The Harvard School of Public Health team said high levels of pollution had been linked to a doubling of autism in their study of 1,767 children. 366 more words

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Bad Air In Our Gyms

With chilly weather settling in and darkness arriving before most people’s workdays end, many of us are shifting our workouts indoors, a practice that is much better for us than abandoning exercise for the winter. 240 more words

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