state of the air

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California's drought has parched farmland, left some rural residents reliant on bottled water and demanded households reduce
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Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?
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The American Lung Association notes that ozone and particulate matter pollution are linked to negative respiratory and cardiovascular
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The app follows the Lung Association's release of its latest State of the Air report, which provides a report card on air
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However, America’s air is far from perfect. You can view some of the country's most polluted cities by clicking here. Below
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Click through the slideshow below to see the cities with the most year-round particle pollution: The reasons for high levels
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These people live in areas where chronic levels are regularly a threat to their health. Even when levels are fairly low, exposure
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There were also 170,000 people living in poverty in Bakersfield -- and the report found that poorer people are often exposed