Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Tags Poor air quality

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Masks are pictured on sculptures in a park during a hazy day in Puyang

China Regions Accused of Faking Pollution Compliance in New Probe

SHANGHAI (Reuters)  Four more Chinese regions have been accused of faking efforts to rectify environmental problems and paying only lip service to the country's war...
A cyclist wears a mask as he cycles near Buckingham Palace in London

Even Low Levels of Traffic Pollution Tied to Heart Damage

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  People exposed to even low levels of air pollution are more likely to develop structural changes in the heart that can...
People assemble home made air purifiers during a workshop organized by Smart Air Filters at a local coffee shop in Shanghai

Air Filters to Curb Indoor Pollution Tied to Blood Pressure Improvement

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Seniors living in housing with poor indoor air quality may have healthier blood pressure when they use portable air filters than...
Why smog should not be your excuse to skip workouts

Why Smog Should Not Be Your Excuse to Skip Workouts

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Even when traffic fumes permeate the air, it's still better for your heart if you get outside and exercise than if...
A plane flies in the polluted air above the airport fences in Beijing

China Jails Hundreds of Officials for Pollution Violations

SHANGHAI (Reuters) China has jailed hundreds of officials for failing to tackle environmental violations uncovered during inspections last year, the environment ministry said in...
Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Air Pollution May Account for 1 in 7 New Diabetes Cases

By Anne Harding (Reuters Health) Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new...