A study conducted in England showed that car drivers are exposed to more than twice the amount of air pollution than pedestrians, and almost eight times more pollution than cyclists. Look at the video and read more here

It is well known that air pollution is bad for our health. But what might be more surprising for most of us, is that bad air quality can also have consequences for an unborn child. Different scientific publications and studies show that air pollution also affect the baby before his/her lungs ever take their first breath. […]

Air pollution is now a global problem that affects all cities large and small around the world. Countries that are rapidly industrializing, such as China, India, Brazil and Mexico, are among the most affected, as you can see on this world map of air pollution in 2013. Emerging countries which are catching up with the […]

According to a new study published by Jordi Sunyer and his colleagues from the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, air pollution slows cognitive development in children. They found that children attending schools with higher traffic-related air pollution had a smaller improvement in cognitive development. For example, they measured the working memory development […]

Another proof that air pollution is more than just breathing issues, a new study shows that air pollution is linked to carotid artery stenosis (CAS) and stroke. The scientists, Newman JD, Thurston GD, Cromar K, et al, analyzed data from 307,444 people living in the tristate area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. They found that […]