Indoor Air Pollutants and Health | American Lung Association

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Indoor Air Pollutants and Health

Poor indoor air quality can cause or contribute to the development of infections, lung cancer and chronic lung diseases such as asthma. People who already have lung disease are at greater risk. Find out what makes indoor air unhealthy and how pollution can hurt your body.


    Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel. Last reviewed December 7, 2017.

    Page Last Updated: June 19, 2018

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