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Air pollution could be linked to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death, a study has found.
The research, carried out by University of Birmingham and funded by The Lullaby Trust, found evidence suggesting an association between SIDS and exposure to airborne pollutants: PM10 and nitrous dioxide (NO2).
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Four Oregon metro areas are among the 50 worst nationwide for air pollution spikes, a new report from American Lung Association finds.
Eugene ranks 24th for short-term particle pollution — spikes lasting hours to days that increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular disease. 11 more words
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HIGH air pollution levels that have been forecast in parts of the UK today have been blamed on ‘toxic air’ from the south of Europe.
Tourism is a double-edged sword in the Cordillera region. As the number of tourists increases so does the number of cars in the streets.
To address the concern on air pollution, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) plans to add air quality monitoring equipment in Cordillera. 309 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The Bay Area has some of the worst air quality in the nation but numbers have gradually improved over the last few years, the American Lung Association said in a report released Wednesday. 187 more words