Claims that air pollution may cause a host of diseases are mostly false


By Warren Kindzierski, Ottawa Citizen, January 5, 2018

Barely a week goes by without reading in a medical journal or newspaper about another epidemiology study claiming that present-day air pollution in North America causes a disease.

According to epidemiology, air pollution still causes almost every disease you can think of… asthma, diabetes, heart disease, breast cancer, early childhood leukemia from maternal exposure, the list goes on. The World Health Organization even says that air pollution causes lung cancer.

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