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Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the country.… Read More »

Medical News Today: New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New research suggests that chronic exposure to ambient ozone may raise the risk of atherosclerosis and harm arterial health. New findings indicate that smog, which largely consists of ambient ozone, may lead to atherosclerosis, a cardiovascular condition. Atherosclerosis is the result of fatty deposits — such as cholesterol, fat, or cellular waste — accumulating inside… Read More »