June 24

Low Levels of Particulate Matter Can Be Deadly - Camfil Air Filters

Older Americans at Risk – Low Levels of Particulate Matter Can Be Deadly

Low Levels of Particulate Matter Can Be Deadly to Older Americans, According to Large 2022 Study by Health Effects Institute

Air pollution is one of the leading causes of premature death across the globe, with an estimated seven million premature deaths attributed to indoor and outdoor air pollution by the World Health Organization (WHO).

While we tend to think of air pollution fatalities as a far-away problem in developing nations that don’t affect Americans, a new study by the Health Effects Institute (a group funded by the EPA and various players in the fossil fuel industry) strongly indicates otherwise.

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The study, led by Dr. Francesca Dominici of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, examined public health data from 68.5 million Medicare recipients between 2006 and 2016.

The study had four broad goals:

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