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Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study May 11, 2015

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air: Report April 29, 2015

Some cities showed improvements in air quality, while others had their worst record ever

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences April 29, 2015

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

Beijing Olympics Study Hints at Smog's Impact on Birth Weights April 28, 2015

Babies born when pollution was controlled were about a half pound heavier

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain April 23, 2015

Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition April 22, 2015

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders April 17, 2015

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study April 01, 2015

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids March 25, 2015

Small study found higher risk of ADHD symptoms, other thinking and behavioral problems

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? March 25, 2015

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

Smog Plus Pollen May Mean Even More Sneezing March 23, 2015

Higher levels of airborne ozone, nitrogen dioxide might boost potency of birch tree allergen: study

Air Pollution Linked to Increased Stroke Risk, Study Says March 06, 2015

Narrowed neck arteries more common in areas with higher levels of fine particulate matter

Decrease in Air Pollution Tied to Healthier Lungs in Children March 04, 2015

Long-term Los Angeles-area study finds kids' lungs develop better with less smog

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids February 16, 2015

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds February 13, 2015

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says February 03, 2015

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC February 03, 2015

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma February 03, 2015

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA January 20, 2015

The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

Indoor Wood-Burning Can Affect Air Quality January 02, 2015

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency offers tips to lessen fire's health impact

Smog Exposure During Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk December 18, 2014

Expert notes, however, that potential threat is small

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions November 26, 2014

Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog? November 17, 2014

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

Air Pollution May Be Linked to Higher Rates of Kidney Disease November 17, 2014

Study found other risk factors, including age and diabetes, don't fully explain variations in rates

ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure November 05, 2014

Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk? October 24, 2014

Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage October 21, 2014

Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study October 21, 2014

Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Sudden Cardiac Death a Risk for Women Living Near Major Roads: Study October 13, 2014

May be as big a factor as smoking, obesity and poor eating habits, research suggests

Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure October 01, 2014

Traffic pollution, noise might be linked to raised risk, researchers say

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution September 11, 2014

Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says August 21, 2014

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

Smog Controls Tied to Fewer Lung Disease Deaths in N.C. June 23, 2014

Study of 20 years of data suggests federal mandates on cleaner air had positive impact on health

Obama Moves to Cut Power Plant Emissions June 02, 2014

Reducing carbon pollution would boost health, backers say; GOP lawmakers, some business leaders skeptical of plan

Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study May 19, 2014

Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study May 08, 2014

As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days

Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients? May 07, 2014

Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study April 15, 2014

More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma March 27, 2014

Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism March 13, 2014

Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed

EPA Sets Tougher Auto Fuel, Emissions Standards March 03, 2014

Move would lower sulfur and other pollutants in gas, require cleaner engine technology

Old Wood Stoves a Costly Way to Keep Warm, Experts Say February 08, 2014

Newer heating units use one-third less wood and produce 60 percent less air pollution than older models

Smog Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risk January 22, 2014

Findings from European study support tighter air-quality guidelines, researchers say

Cheap Chinese Goods May Mean More Smog in U.S., Study Finds January 21, 2014

American consumers must shoulder some of the blame, researchers say

Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution January 16, 2014

Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor

Air Pollution Linked to Dry Eye Syndrome in Study November 19, 2013

High rates of both seen in most major U.S. cities

Signs of Early Kidney Damage Found in Some 9/11 Responders November 11, 2013

Researchers say those who were exposed longest to polluted air at Ground Zero were most affected

Lower Smog Levels Tied to Lower Birth Weights October 15, 2013

Pregnant women's exposure to air pollution from traffic, industry still too high, European study finds