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As Traffic Piles Up, So Does Air Pollution September 12, 2016

To minimize exposure, researchers recommend shutting windows and re-circulating air

Will Worsening 'Smoke Waves' Threaten Western U.S.? September 09, 2016

Climate change tied to warmer summers, more wildfires, affecting the health of millions, study predicts

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants August 24, 2016

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S. August 23, 2016

Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study August 10, 2016

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients August 05, 2016

Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air

Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective July 21, 2016

Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

London's Great Smog of 1952 Linked to Asthma Surge July 08, 2016

Finding may have implications for cities dealing with air pollution today, researcher says

Indoor Pollution From Fuels May Threaten Heart June 15, 2016

Regularly burning kerosene, diesel was associated with serious risks in study

Smog Can Make Blood Pressure Soar: Studies May 31, 2016

Pay attention to air quality, researchers advise

Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home May 27, 2016

Keep pollutants out

Air Pollution Tied to Stillbirth in Small Study May 25, 2016

More research needed to explore potential link

More Evidence That Smog a Heart Threat May 24, 2016

Study found 3 months of exposure linked to higher cholesterol levels, especially for those with diabetes

Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study May 05, 2016

Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town May 04, 2016

EPA offers practical advice, including setting air conditioning to a higher temperature

Radon in the Home May Be Linked to Blood Cancers in Women May 03, 2016

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Smog May Boost Risk for Several Cancers April 29, 2016

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in Pregnancy April 28, 2016

Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study April 21, 2016

Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' Too April 19, 2016

Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change April 18, 2016

They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: Study April 12, 2016

As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

Preterm Births Tied to Smog Cost U.S. Billions March 29, 2016

Researchers estimate toll of dirty air that triggers early birth can exceed $4 billion a year

Recycled Water a Healthy Option for California, Study Suggests March 17, 2016

Researchers say it uses less energy and cuts greenhouse emissions compared to other options

Traffic Pollution Tied to Preterm Birth Risk for Asthmatic Women March 01, 2016

Exposure could affect aspects of fetal development, study suggests

U.S. Action on Climate Change Could Save Nearly 300,000 Lives by 2030: Study February 22, 2016

Using targets from recent Paris Agreement, scientists calculate potential deaths averted from heart, lung disease

More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke Risk February 17, 2016

Study conducted in U.S. and China finds risk is highest in extreme temperatures in winter and summer

5.5 Million Die Early From Air Pollution Worldwide February 12, 2016

More than half of these fatalities occur in China and India, research shows

Smog's Health Effects Persist for Decades, Study Finds February 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: Study February 05, 2016

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

Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth February 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 Deaths January 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

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

Especially if you're asthmatic

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study January 07, 2016

Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

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

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

Pollution From Coal Burning Most Damaging to Health, Study Finds December 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 Seniors December 02, 2015

Study shows higher levels of coarse particulate matter are a problem

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

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

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

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

'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower October 30, 2015

Small study finds gains in employee productivity

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

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

Pediatricians' Group Urges Action on Climate Change October 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 Patients September 29, 2015

But some antibiotics seem to reduce the risk, researchers find

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

Agriculture also accounts for significant proportion, study says

Air Pollution Exposure May Boost Risk of Early Death September 15, 2015

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

Coal Ash Contains High Levels of Radioactivity: Study September 11, 2015

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

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