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Traffic air pollution may trigger non-fatal heart attacks

Posted on Feb 18, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Being exposed to a few hours of ambient ultrafine particles, like traffic air pollution, has the potential to ...

The best green way to reduce traffic air pollution if you live near a road

Posted on Jan 30, 2020 by Monique Warner

There is increasing evidence that traffic air pollution wreaks havoc on our health, but does planting trees around ...

Traffic air pollution causes asthma in millions of children worldwide

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by A4W Contributor

According to a new study, about four million children worldwide develop asthma each year because of inhaling nitrogen ...

Traffic air pollution puts unborn babies’ health at risk

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Experts warn that traffic air pollution could be having a detrimental impact on unborn babies' health...

Heart attack risk increased by air pollution and traffic noise

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that exposure to both air pollution and traffic noise can increase one’s heart attack risk…

Air pollution and temperature: bad for your heart and blood vessels

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by The Conversation

The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that ...

Types of trees to plant around your home to combat air pollution

Posted on May 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

A study has identified traits to look for when choosing trees to plant around your home to combat ...

Everyday air pollution could take 3 years off your life

Posted on Mar 10, 2020 by A4W Contributor

New research points to the problem of air pollution being a global pandemic that may shorten your life ...

Proof that reducing air pollution boosts health dramatically

Posted on Dec 21, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Research has found that reducing air pollution dramatically improves people’s health...

Plants trump tech in reducing air pollution

Posted on Nov 29, 2019 by A4W Contributor

Introducing trees and plants to polluted urban areas could be better and cheaper than using technology to reduce ...

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