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How Air Pollution Affects Health of Children

Asian child protects himself against air pollution by wearing mouth mask

Air pollution affects all of us, including children. In recent years, more research has been done on how air pollution affects children’s health and the results are scary. In fact, the WHO recently published a 172 page paper on the damaging effects air pollution has on children. They started the paper by …

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New Links Found Between Depression and Air Pollution

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Depression has been one of the most sharply increasing mental health disorders of the last several decades. Today, the major depressive disorder affects approximately 7 percent of the US population in any given year. While the causes of depression are complex and not fully understood, a growing body of research …

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Air Pollution; Causes and Prevention

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Fight air pollution. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Get regular exercise. Don’t smoke. Control high blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. These are age-old words of wisdom for a healthful life. But when was the last time your doctors told you to avoid exposure to pollution? Accumulating evidence about the …

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Eleven ways to fight Air Pollution off

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As a big contributor to climate change, air pollution is damaging our planet. It’s important we all do our part in helping to improve the air we breathe. While a large part of the pollution may come from industries and companies that are outside of our control, there are still …

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