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Respiratory Health 2019

Air pollution requires urgent and concerted action in Ireland

Air pollution is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for around seven million premature deaths each year. In 2016, air pollution was responsible for an estimated 1,180 early deaths in Ireland. Air pollution is considered by the World Health Organization to be as harmful to an individual as smoking. It is linked to heart … Continued
Respiratory

How’s your respiratory health?

Respiratory ill-health is all too familiar in Ireland. Through a brief overview of the state of the nation and professional consultation it’s time to see the value in education for prevention.