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    World Lung Day 2019: Healthy Lungs For All

    World Lung Day 2019: Healthy Lungs For All

    World Lung Day (WLD), 25 September, is a day for lung health advocacy and action, an opportunity for us all to unite...

    Air pollution increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease, even at levels below the current US environmental standard

    Air pollution increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease, even at levels below the current US environmental standard

    An article in the International Journal of Epidemiology reported that the fine particles in polluted air are linked to...

    FIRS warns that short-term exposure to air pollution in early life may influence future lung growth and development

    FIRS warns that short-term exposure to air pollution in early life may influence future lung growth and development

    An article published in Respirology found a modest association between infant exposure to elevated particulate matter...

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