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Low-level ozone exposure found to be lethal over time

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posted on Mar, 12 2009 @ 04:57 PM
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Low-level ozone exposure found to be lethal over time




Ozone pollution is a killer, increasing the yearly risk of death from respiratory diseases by 40% to 50% in heavily polluted cities like Los Angeles and Riverside and by about 25% throughout the rest of the country, researchers reported today.

(Worldview)



[edit on 12-3-2009 by tsrk30]

[edit on 12-3-2009 by tsrk30]




posted on Mar, 12 2009 @ 04:57 PM
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We read all the time of health dangers from certain foods, but we can easily change our diet. However, when we read that the air we are breathing may kill us, that changes everything!

The report goes on an adds this:

An 18-year study shows an increased annual risk of death from respiratory illnesses, depending on the pollution level. It goes beyond studies that linked brief ozone spikes to short-term effects.

As always, I have posted all the informaton at the Worldview blog. www.worldvieww.blogspot.com


(Worldview)

[edit on 12-3-2009 by tsrk30]



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