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Study Finds Pollution Is the #1 Global Cause of Premature Death

Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, premature death, Environmental Pollution, needless deaths, Air pollution, chemical hazards, diseases, Prevention and Control, protection, safety )

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According to a comprehensive new medical study published by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, environmental pollution kills more people globally than AIDS, malaria, war, natural disasters, and famine. In 2015, 16 percent of death...


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David C (75)
Saturday November 4, 2017, 2:04 pm
and if we worked to find cleaner energy it would also prevent the potentially more dangerous climate changes

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 4, 2017, 4:10 pm
thank you for this news. that's a tragedy to hear. if something isn't done to clear up all this pollution - this issue will get worse. I don't know if there are any safe places to live, but if someone wants to have a baby - they should move to a cleaner environment. alot of of people move anyway, when they're planning on having a baby. they should check the area out, and see if they're near any factories, businesses, dumps, etc...

John W (3)
Saturday November 4, 2017, 9:59 pm

Philippa Powers (10)
Saturday November 4, 2017, 11:40 pm
Noted. Thanks, Kalliope. Pollution gives many people COPD which leads to an earlier death.

Ellie M (3)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 12:27 am

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:28 am

Colleen L (3)
Sunday November 5, 2017, 11:51 am
Agree with David. Thanks Kalliope

Kimberly Wallace (0)
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Julie W (33)
Monday November 6, 2017, 9:31 pm
When talking to climate deniers, I have always pointed out that even if they don't believe in human-induced climate change, they can't deny that what we are doing to the planet is causing pollution, and all the problems that brings.

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