Air Pollution Affects Lung Health
By Lexi Simpson
What can affect me outside?
Air pollution harms lung tissue directly
it can worsen lung diseases like asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. It can even kill.
Air pollutants also negatively and significantly harm lung development, creating an additional risk factor for developing lung diseases later in life.
It can Happen in your own Home!
How do we prevent this from happening?
- Buy Energy Star appliances! They are environmentally friendly.
- Choose efficient, low-polluting models of vehicles.
- DO NOT smoke in the home! Cut down smoking, also.
- Recycle glass, carboard, paper, and more.
Fun&Easy ways to recycle and reuse!
Grady, Denise. "Health Experts See Benefits in Push to Cut Pollution." The New York Times. The New York Times, 02 June 2014. Web. 14 Apr. 2015.
"Indoor Air Quality." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 19 May 2014. Web. 06 Apr. 2015
Making the Connection – Asthma and Air Quality - American Lung Association." American Lung Association. N.p., 5 May 2014. Web. 10 Apr. 2015.
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