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How Bad Is Your City's Air Pollution? This Map Will Tell You.

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.22.2015 | World

Ever wondered about how your town or travel destination's air quality might affect your health? Here's your chance to find out. On Sept. 18, the Beiji...

Air Quality Awareness Week

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

It's hard to believe that the first federal air pollution legislation was the Air Pollution Act of 1955. Fifty-eight years later, the United States -- and the world -- are still struggling to come to terms with the importance of preserving the quality of the air we breathe.

Why Should You Care About Bad Air?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

In past years, as many as 4 percent of all deaths in the United States were attributable at least in part to air pollution. What's a living organism to do? We can't stop breathing.