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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...
Labourers clean the fountain in the historic Taj Mahal premises in Agra

Pollution Turns India’s White Marble Taj Mahal Yellow and Green

By Sunil Kataria AGRA, India (Reuters) India's white marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in...
Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high blood pressure in kids

Air Pollution during Pregnancy Tied to High Blood Pressure in Kids

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a U.S....
Man wearing a face mask rides a bicycle on a bridge in front of the financial district of Pudong covered in smog during a polluted day in Shanghai

Face Masks Available to Consumers May Be Ineffective against Air Pollution

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Face masks available to consumers in China for protection against air pollution vary widely in their real-world performance, suggests a...
People wearing masks dance amid heavy smog during a polluted day at a square in Fuyang

China Cuts Smog but Health Damage Already Done: Study

By David Stanway SHANGHAI (Reuters) While China has made progress cutting smog, the damage to the health of millions of people may already have been...