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Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

If you live in a crowded, congested area, you are most likely very familiar with air pollution. It usually takes on the form of brown haze over a town, highway, or other congested areas that contain a lot of factories. Some isn’t seen, but its gross smell is definitely noticeable. This is a major threat to global health and prosperity. Air pollution is responsible for more than 6.5 million deaths each year globally, according to an article from The Lancet. If you’re exposed to high levels of pollution, you may experience a rapid onset of symptoms. These can range from irritated airways to feeling out of breath and coughing.

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