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Tuesday 30th December 2014- The Daily Mail: Tehran air pollution puts nearly 400 in hospital

‘Almost 400 people have been hospitalised with heart and respiratory problems caused by heavy air pollution in Tehran, with nearly 1,500 others requiring treatment, an official said Tuesday. 42 more words

Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and EPA announce Air Quality Awareness Week

Air Quality Awareness Week — April 27–May 1, 2015

Weekly

April 24, 2015 / 64(15);425

CDC is collaborating with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to urge persons to learn how air quality affects health during Air Quality Awareness Week, April 27–May 1, 2015. 307 more words

News

Smog Alert program changes name to Air Quality Advisory

The Southwest Ohio Air Quality Agency in partnership with OKI Regional Council of Governments changed the name of the Smog Alert program to Air Quality Advisory. 245 more words

Air Quality

Air pollution ‘can shrink middle-aged brains’

Middle-aged and older adults who breathe polluted air in towns and cities can be at increased risk of dementia and strokes, researchers have warned.

Normal pollution levels – fine particles from traffic fumes, factory and power station emissions and wood fire smoke – in major cities caused hidden brain strokes while shrinking the brain by the equivalent of one year’s worth of ageing, they said. 479 more words

Air Quality

APES - Case Study on Air Pollution

Select a case study on air pollution:

http://www.umich.edu/~snre492/cases.html

Answer the following questions:

What was  the initial discovery in terms of air pollution?

What was the source of the pollution? 52 more words

AP Environmental Science

Worried About China’s Air Pollution? The WHO Says Smoky Restaurants Are Even Worse

Which has the worst air quality: Beijing on a bad air pollution day or a restaurant with smokers?

The answer is the one with the smokers, according to the World Health Organization. 557 more words

Air Quality