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Study: Air Pollution May Be As Damaging As Smoking.

: 08/14/2019 - 11:04

A study has found air pollution can be just as damaging as a packet of cigarettes a day.

Scientists in the US say long-term exposure to it can exacerbate lung disease as much as smoking.

They monitored more than 7-thousand adults for an average of 10 years, and discovered the link to an increased risk of emphysema.


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