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expert reaction to 2 studies on air pollution and lung cancer/heart disease

A paper published in The Lancet Oncology found prolonged exposure to particulate air pollution increases the risk of lung cancer, even at levels below the European Union limit values. Another systematic review in The Lancet found short-term exposure to most major air pollutants appears to increase the risk of being hospitalised for and dying from heart failure. read more

expert reaction to two new studies into the consequences of Fukushima

Two studies in JAMA reported on the psychological status of workers at the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan several months after the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, and the amount of internal radiation exposure among residents of a city north of the power plant that experienced a meltdown. read more

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