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An estimated two billion people in the developing world heat and cook with a biomass fuel such as wood, but the practice exposes people "” especially women "” to large doses of small-particle air pollution, which can cause premature death and lung disease. In a study just published online in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have associated indoor air pollution with increased blood pressure among older...
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- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.