Reducing Health Risks and Assessing Major Urban Sources of Air Pollution

By Andrew Poitras Airborne pollutants are the root of many serious health concerns, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthmatic and allergic symptoms, and respiratory infections which threaten at-risk populations such as children, older adults, and immunocompromised individuals4. In extreme cases, the inhalation of toxic metals such as arsenic, lead, and nickel has highly carcinogenic effects … Continue reading Reducing Health Risks and Assessing Major Urban Sources of Air Pollution

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