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Tag: American Lung Association
The main threats to local air quality across the United States (as well as most everywhere else) remain smog and particulate pollution, which combined or acting alone trigger millions of hospital visits and health complications for citizens every year.
It isn’t enough for physicians to educate patients about the health risks of air pollution, and for parents to keep their children with asthma indoors on bad air days. We must reduce pollution before it takes a further toll on our children and families.
Not surprisingly, there are thousands of green apps out there that make it easier for people to find and share information to help us all become better stewards of the natural environment.