Respiratory And Allergy Information/Air Pollution Health News

September 4, 2018

Even 'Good' Levels of Air Pollution Are Bad for Smokers

TUESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Even low levels of air pollution can pose a threat to the lungs of cigarette smokers, researchers say. They […]
August 3, 2018

AHA: Air Pollution Exposure Linked to Enlarged Hearts

FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 (American Heart Association) — Healthy people exposed to even low levels of air pollution over a handful of years developed enlarged heart […]
July 27, 2018

Summers Less Smoggy Now, But Winter Air Hasn't Improved

FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Air quality improvements in the United States have been significant but largely limited to summer. Now, researchers say they […]
July 18, 2018

Does Dirty Air Cancel Out the Benefits of Exercise?

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart, but what if your only option is to run or […]
June 29, 2018

Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution May Boost Diabetes Risk

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Add another health harm to air pollution: New research suggests it might increase the risk of diabetes, even at […]
April 18, 2018

More Than 40% of Americans Breathe Dirty Air: Report

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than two of every five Americans reside in counties with unhealthy levels of smog and air pollution, thanks […]
January 26, 2018

Could Smoggy Air Affect a Girl's Periods?

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The quality of the air she breathes might have an impact on a teen girl’s menstrual cycle, a new […]
December 6, 2017

Smoggy Streets May Make Daily Walk a Health Hazard

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It’s common doctors’ advice to the elderly: Walk around the block each day to help stay fit. Trouble is, […]