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Study Tallies Air Pollution’s Deadly, Preventable Toll in Asia

A new study said that cleaning up dirty air could prevent up to 2.1 million premature deaths every year, mostly in Asia, but also in countries with relatively cleaner skies. Air pollution, related illness The adverse health impacts of inhaling tiny particulate matter that lodges deep inside lungs have long been known, they are associated with increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, respiratory illnesses and lung cancer. A team of U.S. based environmental engineering and public...

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