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Atmospheric pollution : what are the impacts on health?

17 Mar 2014 | By Inserm (Newsroom) | France

For the last few days, several French cities have had to face episodes of air pollution by particulates, frequently exceeding alert threshold levels.

Further information

– On the Impact of air pollution on our health:
Press release,Large European study finds exposure to even low levels of air pollution during pregnancy increases risk of lower birthweight babies”

– On different types of pollution and their impacts on our health:
Review in Science & Santé magazine, “Notre environnement: une menace pour notre santé?” (“Our environment, a threat to our health?”)

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