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  • Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Launched by CDC
    July 9, 2009 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently took a step toward helping to identify the potential impacts of pollution in local communities. The Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (EPHT) is a web-based tool that allows scientists, health professionals, and—for the first time—the American public, to track data about environmental exposures and chronic health conditions.
  • A Straight Line: Research, Air Pollution and Your Health
    May 3, 2008 - That plume of smoke can do much worse than make you cough and blink. The tiniest soot particles in that noxious mix are the most dangerous because they penetrate deep into the lungs and remain there. They can even be absorbed into the bloodstream and travel throughout your body. Ozone (smog), too, causes its own harm.
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