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Neighborhood Air Pollution Linked to Adverse Health Effects Among Elderly Asthma Patients

Monday, February 17, 2020
smoke coming from factory

Elderly asthma patients living near busy highways and heavy industry in Southeast Michigan believed that air pollution was making their breathing more difficult. A recent study by Michigan…

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MSU’s AirCARE1 Tracks Results of Navajo Exposure to Uranium

Monday, November 6, 2017
AirCARE1 used in New Mexico

AirCARE1 Mobile Air Quality Lab has been deployed to help investigate health problems caused by particulate air pollution in rural communities in the Southwest. Numerous studies have shown that…

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New MSU Technology Monitors Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Air in the home can be heavily polluted just by daily household activities. Unfortunately, since many indoor air pollutants are colorless and odorless, people often fail to detect…

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Studying the Impact of Air Pollution in Rural Environments

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Jack Harkema

Air pollution is a well-known, much-documented problem in the industrialized world. Those who do not live in major cities see media images of thick, dirty air and crowded…

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