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Californians Dying Prematurely from Particles in Vehicle Exhaust

Californians Dying Prematurely from Particles in Vehicle Exhaust

SACRAMENTO, California, May 23, 2008 (ENS) – Every year, up to 24,000 Californians die prematurely because they breathe fine particle pollution over a long period of time, according to research presented Thursday to the California Air Resources Board. A majority of these deaths occur in highly populated areas around the state, including the South Coast,…

Cleaning House Can Ease Asthma Symptoms

Cleaning House Can Ease Asthma Symptoms

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, February 29, 2008 (ENS) – Elevated allergen levels in the home are associated with asthma symptoms in allergic individuals, results from a new national survey demonstrate. The study suggests that asthmatics that have allergies may alleviate symptoms by reducing allergen exposures inside their homes. The findings show that exposure to…