The results of new research indicate that people with prediabetes or diabetes who live in ozone-polluted areas may have an increased risk for irreversible interstitial lung disease with a high mortality rate.
A lawsuit has been filed by flight attendants and other Delta Air Lines employees against Land’s End alleging their new uniforms are produced with chemicals that are causing them serious health problems. The class-action lawsuit against Lands’ End, alleges that the uniforms provided by the clothing company are “toxic” and causing workers health issues.
A new study has linked air pollution to decreases in lung functioning and an increased risk for COPD.
A new study has examined a completely different risk to fracking: excessive radon leaching into the airspace of the people whose homes are near fracking wells. This is deeply concerning because radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.