Thursday, March 30, 2006

Does Pollution Affect Our Health? You Betcha!

A paper published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found a very strong correlation between deaths from lung cancer, etc. and the pollution levels in cities. They surveyed cities in Massachusetts, Ohio, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Kansas and found that air cleanup played a big part in reducing deaths.

Here's the article, as reported in the Indianapolis Star (original story from the New York Times).

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