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Increasing Ozone Pollution In Chinese Cities Raising Mortality Rates, Research Finds

November 30th, 2017 | by James Ayre

The rising air pollution levels in many of China's largest cities are having a pronouncedly negative effect on human health there. Though, that much has been known for quite a while now. A new study, however, has unearthed something not unexpected but still worth taking note of — "robust evidence" that rising levels of short-term ozone exposure are ramping up mortality rates considerably


Ozone Pollution Tied To Cardiovascular Disease

July 31st, 2017 | by James Ayre

Ozone air pollution has now been directly tied to the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, which expands the list of health effects known to be caused by ozone exposure, and also lowers the threshold at which ozone is known to be dangerous (by a fair amount)



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