US EPA Confirms Air Pollution Contributes to Cause of Death

Increased concentrations of PM2·5 and traffic-related air pollution within metropolitan areas, in ranges commonly encountered worldwide, are associated with progression in coronary calcification, consistent with acceleration of atherosclerosis. This study supports the case for global efforts of pollution reduction in prevention of cardiovascular diseases.

Airborne Radon Exposure in Seoul Subway Korea

The staffs working in the Namtaeryeong and the Gyeongbokgung station received relatively high radon exposure compared to the others. The reason is assumed that the stations are located on the granite, and particularly the Namtaeryeong station is deeper than the other stations.