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Air Pollution Causes Cancer, Says UN

Air pollution causes cancer, according to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) today. The report said there is “sufficient evidence that exposure to outdoor air pollution causes lung cancer.” The report also associated bladder cancer with air pollution. It is the first time that experts have classified outdoor air pollution as a cause of cancer. “The air we breathe has become polluted with a mixture of cancer-causing substances,” says Dr. Kurt Straif, Head of the ...

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