Tag Archives: Pollution

Viewpoints: Pull Out All The Stops To Keep Teens From Vaping; Start Treating Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels As The Health Risk It Is

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: Giving Smokers More Options Is Not Worth Endangering A Generation Every year, the number has gone up — from 11 percent in 2017 to 21 percent in 2018 to 25 percent this year. That is the share of high school seniors who admit… Read More »

Air Pollution Linked to Increase in Newborn Intensive Care Admissions: Study

New Born Baby | (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C, July 20: Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit (NICU), suggest the recent findings. Depending on the type of pollution, chances for NICU admission increased… Read More »

Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Disease

In certain places, it may be dangerous to simply breathe the air. Air pollution levels can be high enough to impact your respiratory system, your cardiovascular system, and, as we will discuss today, even your brain. In cities where air pollution is a bad problem, it has been linked to cognitive decline. And potentially even… Read More »