Respiratory And Allergy Information/Air Pollution Health News

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 19, 2018

Air Pollution at National Parks Keeps Visitors Away

THURSDAY, July 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fresh air is in short supply at U.S. national parks, a new study shows. Researchers found that from 1990 […]
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 […]
July 3, 2018

Warming Climate, More AC — and More Unhealthy Smog Ahead

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As global warming heats up the planet, billions of people will need more air conditioning. And that could bring […]
May 23, 2018

Even at 'Safe' Levels, Air Pollution Puts Seniors at Risk

WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For older people, breathing in dirty air puts them at risk of being hospitalized with a dangerous respiratory disease, […]
May 22, 2018

Health Concerns Rise Along With Hawaii Eruptions

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s more trouble in paradise: The eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano may lead to respiratory and other health problems […]
May 8, 2018

Chilly, Smoggy Days May Be Hazardous for Some Women's Hearts

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution coupled with colder temperatures may deliver a double whammy to women’s hearts, making them more prone to […]
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 […]