Smog and Its Effects

Smog As a Serious Hazard

Smog and the Organs

Air is absorbed into the blood stream after passing into the lungs. Because smog contains serious chemicals, organ failure may be a concern, and especially respiration irritation. Asthma can become more common and lungs don't function as properly.

Understanding of Air Quality

Air quality is very important in determining how smog can develop or how the air can affect one's health.

Each of these maps shows air quality of some kind. For the most part, air quality is good. However, some places, like California and New York City, have constant issues with air quality.