Pollution

Los Angeles Has Lowest Pollution In World

(CNN) - Did you ever think you'd see the day where Los Angeles has cleaner air than Denver? Or Salt Sake City? According to IQAir's live air quality city rankings, L.A. had the cleanest air of any major city…

Exposure To Pollution Linked To 'Silent Miscarriages'

(CNN) - There could be a significant link between pollution and miscarriages. A new study says pregnant women exposed to high levels of pollution; face an increased risk of having a silent miscarriage in the first trimester. A "silent…

Study: Air Pollution Linked To Increase In Early Death

(CNN) - A new study looks at the link between air quality and cardiovascular and respiratory deaths. For the analysis, researchers looked at nearly 700 cities in two dozen countries and regions from 1986 through 2015. They concluded that…

Report: Americans Breathing Polluted Air Rising

(CNN) - A grim warning from the American Lung Association. In its annual State of the Air Report, the group says more Americans are breathing polluted air. According to the report, four in 10 Americans live in counties that…

Study: Air Pollution Making Us Dumber

(CNN) - Air pollution may do more than affect your lungs; it may also negatively impact your brain. A study in the proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says breathing polluted air results in a "steep reduction in…

Study: Flushing Contact Lenses Bad for Ocean

(CNN) - A new study on contact lenses is proving to be eye opening. The study, released Sunday, says many users dispose of their old lenses by flushing them, instead of placing them in trash cans. And those lenses…

WHO: 7 Million People A Year Die From Air Pollution

(CNN) - Air pollution isn't just ugly and smelly, it's also killing you. A new report by the World Health Organization says fine particles in the air lead to early death in about seven million people each year. Researchers attribute…