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How to Protect Yourself from Air Pollution

While the derogatory side effects of air pollution like asthma and respiratory tract infections have been recognized long ago; recent studies showed that air pollution can also trigger chronic conditions like appendicitis, breast cancer, high blood pressure and type II diabetes. A 2012 WHO report stated that growing air pollution is responsible for 7 million premature deaths due to varied reasons, worldwide.

With growing industrialization as well as personal transport, the air in your environment is often loaded with numerous pollutants and dust particles. Although it is almost impossible to avoid this mess, one can take these few steps to reduce the exposure of air pollution.