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Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Exposure to air pollution can increase risk of death from heart or lung disease for more than 30 years

Wildfires May Boost Ozone Levels in Cities: StudyFebruary 05, 2016

When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained

Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm BirthFebruary 01, 2016

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease DeathsJanuary 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Health Tip: Air Pollution Can Harm Your HealthJanuary 11, 2016

Especially if you're asthmatic

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: StudyJanuary 07, 2016

Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015January 03, 2016

Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study FindsDecember 02, 2015

It's 5 times more dangerous for the heart than same-sized particles from other sources, researchers say

Smog Linked to Heart Disease in SeniorsDecember 02, 2015

Study shows higher levels of coarse particulate matter are a problem

Smog Raises Heart Risks in Those With Diabetes, Study SaysNovember 25, 2015

Long-term study showed prolonged exposure linked to heart disease, stroke

Smoggy Days Linked to Most Severe Type of Heart AttackNovember 09, 2015

Heart patients should take precautions when pollution is high, study suggests

'Green' Office May Boost BrainpowerOctober 30, 2015

Small study finds gains in employee productivity

VW Emissions Scandal May Cost 60 U.S. Lives, Study ClaimsOctober 29, 2015

Added air pollution could take a toll, researchers say, but car company refutes the notion

Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate ChangeOctober 26, 2015

Natural disasters, diseases and excess heat threaten children's health, says American Academy of Pediatrics

Health Tip: What's Polluting the Indoor Air?October 22, 2015

Smoke, chemicals and vehicle exhaust are common sources

Smog Linked to Organ Rejection, Deaths in Lung Transplant PatientsSeptember 29, 2015

But some antibiotics seem to reduce the risk, researchers find

Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths WorldwideSeptember 16, 2015

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early DeathSeptember 15, 2015

Fine toxic particles are absorbed deep into lungs and blood, researchers say

Coal Ash Contains High Levels of Radioactivity: StudySeptember 11, 2015

End product from coal-fired plants may pose hazard to health and environment

City Grime Releases Pollutant When Exposed to Sunlight: StudyAugust 17, 2015

Scientists had believed harmful chemicals became inactive when trapped in grime on urban surfaces

Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: ReportJuly 31, 2015

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

Wildfires May Spark Heart Hazards for Miles AroundJuly 15, 2015

Fine-particle pollution linked to cardiac arrests, heart attacks, study finds

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: StudyJuly 15, 2015

Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

Fireworks Can Spark Bump in Air Pollution, Study FindsJuly 01, 2015

July Fourth favorites release small particles that can harm the lungs, scientists find

Climate Change a 'Medical Emergency' Posing Major Risks: ExpertsJune 23, 2015

International commission says 50 years of global health gains could be undone

Health Tip: When Air Is UnhealthyJune 23, 2015

Stay indoors

Ancient Teeth Show Signs of Indoor Air PollutionJune 19, 2015

Researchers discover traces of charcoal, likely from cave fires, in tartar

'Green Space' at School May Help Kids Learn, Study SuggestsJune 15, 2015

Expert says findings bolster the case for parks, playgrounds

Autism Linked to Higher Smog Levels, Study SaysJune 05, 2015

But no mechanism explains the link so far, and one expert expressed skepticism

Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard: StudyJune 03, 2015

Experts say stricter air pollution regulations are needed

'Fracking' Linked to Low Birth Weight BabiesJune 03, 2015

Pregnant women who live near multiple natural gas wells tend to have smaller infants, research suggests

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

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

4 in 10 Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air: ReportApril 29, 2015

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

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce AbsencesApril 29, 2015

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

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

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

Smog May Be Harming Your BrainApril 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 IgnitionApril 22, 2015

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

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

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

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: StudyApril 01, 2015

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

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for KidsMarch 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 SneezingMarch 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 SaysMarch 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 ChildrenMarch 04, 2015

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

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young KidsFebruary 16, 2015

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study FindsFebruary 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 SaysFebruary 03, 2015

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDCFebruary 03, 2015

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

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

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

Test Your Home for Radon: EPAJanuary 20, 2015

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

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