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air pollution

Smog may harm your bones, too

Health risks of air pollution include cardiovascular and respiratory disease, cancer, impaired cognition and osteoporosis.

Study suggests: Bad air, bad kidneys

Years-long look at military veterans finds link between air pollution and kidney damage, with tens of thousands of new cases every year.

Wood stoves may spark heart trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk.

Does long-term smog exposure boost heart and lung disease deaths?

Traffic pollution is also a big contributor.

Coal burning pollution causes most damage

Research proves that it's five times more dangerous for your heart than same-sized particles from other sources.

4 in 10 Americans breathe unhealthy air

Some cities showed improvements in air quality, while others had their worst record ever.