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Air pollution increases risk of death years later

Posted on Feb 10, 2016 by A4W Contributor

New research has found that exposure to air pollution more than 30 years ago may still increase one’s ...

Shocking pics: Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

Posted on Dec 1, 2015 by ANA Newswire

Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments ...

Air pollution linked to childhood autism

Posted on May 25, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of life may increase a ...

Household air pollution linked to lung infections

Posted on May 11, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Scientists are closer to understanding the link between household air pollution and lung infections such as pneumonia and ...

Sistine Chapel admits Michelangelo’s masterpieces are being damaged by air pollution

Posted on Oct 31, 2014 by SAPA

The Vatican revealed a closely kept secret Thursday: The Sistine Chapel's precious frescoes were starting to turn white ...

Air pollution increases heart attack risk

Posted on Jan 24, 2014 by Monique Warner

A new study found that long-term exposure to air pollution increases heart attack risk. Find out why and ...

Air pollution during pregnancy: Risk of lower birthweight babies

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 by A4W Contributor

A large European study finds that exposure to even low levels of air pollution during pregnancy increases the ...

How outdoor air pollution affects foetal growth

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 by Monique Warner

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found a link between pregnant women exposed to outdoor ...

How to report an air pollution incident

Posted on Jul 23, 2012 by Monique Warner

If you live or work in an urban area, at some point you may encounter an air pollution ...

Mpumalanga has the ‘world’s dirtiest air’ & is a pollution hotspot

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 by News24.com

Satellite data from the Tropomi instrument has revealed Mpumalanga as a global pollution hotspot...

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