particulate air pollution

Breathing Dust and Soot Raises Risk of Stroke

Article: Breathing Dust and Soot Raises Risk of Stroke

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, June 2, 2008 (ENS) – Short-term exposure to low levels of particulate air pollution may increase the risk of stroke or mini-stroke, according to new research conducted in Texas that suggests current exposure standards are not sufficient to protect the public. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United…

Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: CITIES #2

Article: Weekly Theme on THE GREEN: CITIES #2

ECOISTS This week on ECOISTS, Ed Begley Jr. is the featured environmental activist. Ed Begley Jr. is dedicated to making sure the planet is habitable for future generations. He mentions that his kids and grandchildren helped inspire him to drive an electric car and recycle. Ed is interested in one particular organization, The Coalition for…