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NCDs + Air Pollution = Unhealthy Living

Submitted by Anthony Davis

I wish the Minister of Health would stop expounding the half-truth that to avoid becoming another NCD statistic one should partake in a healthy diet […] 653 more words


Is Air Pollution Related to Poor School Performance in Children?

A study published in Population and Environment lends support to a link between exposure to air pollution and academic performance in children.

Researchers studied children attending the fourth and fifth grades in El Paso, Texas. 170 more words

Environment: Texas study says kids exposed to highway pollution have lower grades

El Paso research shows strong link between school performance and air pollution

Staff Report

FRISCO — A new children’s health study by researchers at the University of Texas at El Paso reinforces existing evidence that exposure to toxic air pollution from cars and trucks has a big effect on school performance. 548 more words


Embracing a Vision of a More Beautiful Lakefront

As morning showers gave way to afternoon sunshine on August 23, approximately 120 Lake County residents headed to the beach on Waukegan’s beautiful lakefront to rally for clean air, clean water, and clean energy. 360 more words

Clean Power Lake County

California air pollutants decreased 35 to 47 percent. So did childhood lung problems.

Southern California’s air quality improved from the mid 90s to 2010 and during that period so did the lungs of the region’s children. The four-year average of NO2 and PM2.5 air pollution in five Southern California cities decreased 35 percent and 47 percent respectively from 1994 to 2010. 247 more words


Shalefield Stories Rolls Out Volume 2

Shalefield Stories Volume 2 will be released Friday, September 4th, 2015 with a Book Release Event – 6:00pm – 9:00pm at Thomas Merton Center Annex  5129 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224… 1,032 more words