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Cars are no protection from polluted air

Winter cold raises questions about what the combination of cold air and traffic means for air quality. Norwegian traffic researchers respond.

Air pollution hurts children’s mental health

Swedish research has shown that children and adolescents who live in areas with high air pollution levels run a greater risk of insomnia and psychiatric diagnoses.

Indoor climate in nursing homes can be dangerous for the residents

Even small concentrations of toxic substances in the air seem to damage the lungs of elderly people.