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2008-04-22 14:25:00

A new report by the National Academy of Sciences found that short-term exposure to smog, or ozone, has a clear link to premature deaths. The report, released Tuesday, said the link should be taken into account when determining the health benefits of reducing air pollution.The findings run contrary to arguments made by some White House officials that the link between smog exposure and premature death has not been sufficiently proven, and that the link should not be considered in calculating...

Word of the Day
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".