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

Study found no connection with men, further research is needed

Smog May Boost Risk for Several CancersApril 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 PregnancyApril 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: StudyApril 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,' TooApril 19, 2016

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

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate ChangeApril 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: StudyApril 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. BillionsMarch 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 SuggestsMarch 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 WomenMarch 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: StudyFebruary 22, 2016

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

More Evidence Smog May Raise Stroke RiskFebruary 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 WorldwideFebruary 12, 2016

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

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