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Air Sickness


Raloff, Janet

Publication Date:

August 2, 2003


Describes many studies indicating that human lungs 9and then hearts and perhaps brains) are damaged by routine exposure to very fine particles ranging in size from 2.5 micrometers (millionths of a meter) down to 0.1 micrometers in diameter. The smallest particles appear to be the most dangerous, and they have traditionally been ignored by air studies and by government regulators.


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