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OPCW Director-General Shares Incontrovertible Laboratory Results Concluding Exposure to Sarin

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — 19 April 2017 — The Executive Council of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reconvened today to further address the allegation of chemical weapons use in the Khan Sheikhun area of southern Idlib in the Syrian Arab Republic. OPCW’s Director-General, Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü updated Council members on recent

Exposure to air pollution shortens the lives of lung cancer sufferers, says new study

Blueair AB – Aug 08, 2016 14:18 GMT New study says the average survival time for people diagnosed with early stage lung cancer living in areas with high levels of air pollution was three years shorter than for those living in less polluted areas. Stockholm, Sweden, August 9, 2016 – A ten-year study of over

New research shows exposure to household air pollution increases heart disease

  Stockholm, Sweden, June 27, 2016 – The increased risk of developing heart disease due to daily air pollution exposure are highlighted in several new studies, reports Blueair, a global leader in mobile indoor air cleaning technologies. “The latest findings firmly underline the cradle-to-grave threats to human health and wellness by air pollution, both inside