Tag Archives: Asthma

Why “Fresh Air and Sunshine” is Dangerous

By Daniel Brouse Q: Do you know what are two of the most dangerous exposures for children and the elderly? A: Fresh air and sunshine. Either may be hazardous; however, when fresh air and sunshine are combined, the result can be extreme. On days like today, do not go out and play. The sun can […]

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WARNING! Hold Your Breath / Air Quality Alert

By Daniel Brouse Many days in the Philadelphia region are not healthy for breathing. On “Ozone Action Alert Days” you are advised to avoid outside activities. Children should not play outdoors. Avoid running and other fitness activities. Do not breathe in unconditioned air. Low level ozone is volatile and causes micro-explosions in your lungs that […]

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Climate Change Health Hazard

Physicians For Social Responsibility report: High in the Earth’s atmosphere, naturally occurring ozone is essential to protecting life on Earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. However, here on Earth’s surface, ground-level ozone is a harmful pollutant. Source of Ozone: Ground-level ozone is formed when two major classes of air pollutants — nitrogen […]

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Background Ozone

Low level ozone (Tropospheric Ozone) is deadly to plants and animals. The huge increase in human respiratory problems and asthma is largely attributed to ozone. NASA has released a new study on ozone pollution: Levels of “background ozone” — ozone pollution present in a region but not originating from local, human-produced sources — are high enough in […]

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Health And Air Quality

by Daniel Brouse Q: What causes the most illness in the United States? A: Bad air quality The leading causes of bad air quality are Particulate Matter, Ground Level Ozone, Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) and Nitrogen Oxide (NOx). Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects an estimated 16.4 million adults and 7.0 million children in […]

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