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May 31, 2009

60% of Americans exposed to unhealthy air

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According to a recent report from the American Lung Association, 60 percent of Americans live in regions with unhealthful air quality, where high levels of ozone and particulate pollution may be causing more health problems than previously estimated. High levels of air pollution have a known negative effect on respiratory health, especially for children, whose developing lungs are particularly vulnerable.

via NationalAcademies.org

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