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BREATHING BAD. Inhale. Exhale. About 22,000 times a day, we draw in oxygen from the air around us to keep our bodies running. Trouble is, our delicate lung tissue is being assaulted by air pollution, cleaning solutions, fibers, fumes, and dust. We have compiled some essential facts on the stuff you are breathing in and out of doors, how it affects your body, and what can be done about it. Try not to choke.
IS THERE A KILLER IN THE HOUSE? Gasp! More people die from radon gas in this country than from car accidents.
THE NOT-SO-GREAT OUTDOORS. Here is the real dirt on the atmosphere. When we breathe in the filth spewed from automobile exhaust pipes, …
THE DOWNSIDE OF BEING INSIDE. The average Canadian spends as much as 90 percent of the time indoors. And yet, toxic air inside our homes, schools and workplaces tends to be swept under the carpet.
YOU HAVE QUESTIONS about the air you’re breathing; we have videos, toolkits, leaflets, worksheets, DVDs and other valuable resources. The Lung Association provides materials free of charge to help people …