Air Pollution Causes 200,000 Early Deaths in US

“Air pollution causes about 200,000 early deaths each year in the United States” reports a Voice of America news article which quotes a study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (See full article here). “In the past five to 10 years, the evidence linking air-pollution exposure to risk of early death has really solidified and gained scientific and political traction,” says Steven Barrett, an assistant professor at MIT.”

According to Barrett, a person who dies from air-pollution causes typically dies about a decade earlier than he or she might have otherwise.”

Ten years of life seems like a good reason to have a Health Guardian air purifier!

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