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Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

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Air Pollution May Be As Harmful To Your Lungs As Smoking Cigarettes, Study Finds

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Emphysema is considered a smoker's disease. But it turns out, exposure to air pollution may lead to the same changes in the lung that give rise to emphysema. A new study published Tuesday in JAMA finds that long-term exposure to slightly elevated levels of air pollution can be linked to accelerated …

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