China’s Indoor Air Pollution Kills 2.2 Million Children Every Year

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Indoor pollution levels can often be 5-10 times higher than those measured in China’s bad outdoor air.

More than two million Chinese youths die each year from health problems related to indoor air pollution, with nearly half of them under five years of age, state media cited a government study as saying.

 

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Formaldehyde Linked To More Common Cancers

Formaldehyde Linked To More Common Cancers 

Doctors fear tens of thousands of children were exposed to dangerous levels of the cancer-causing agent formaldehyde in the post-Katrina FEMA trailers and could have lifelong illnesses.

New research raises additional concerns about the harmful effects of formaldehyde, a common chemical found in everything from plywood to nail polish, car exhaust and cigarette smoke.

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