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Californians Dying Prematurely from Particles in Vehicle Exhaust

Article: 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

Article: 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…