Local News Update

Air Pollution is a killer

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Air pollution is a major environment-related health threat to children and a risk factor for both acute and chronic respiratory disease. Common pollutants like ozone, acidic gases, and toxic components of particulate matter can aggravate asthma symptoms and put stress on cardiovascular systems. So not only is it effecting the humans on earth its effecting the earth as well.

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Urban outdoor air pollution is estimated to cause 3.7 million premature deaths worldwide by 2012(CDC). Increases in global temperatures could cause associated increases in premature deaths related to worsened ozone and particle pollution. As the air gets more and more polluted people could have respiratory or other health problems could premature deaths because of the air that they breath in ever day.