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Ozone – The Good and the Bad and the Ugly News for Lungs

Ozone – The Good and the Bad and the Ugly News for Lungs

Posted by on Aug 18, 2019 in Blog | 1 comment

Smoking is the number one cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or emphysema. But nonsmokers have been diagnosed with it more and more frequently. Why? The answer may be ozone. Good Versus Bad Ozone You remember the hole in the ozone layer. It is not that ozone. Ozone in the stratosphere is good ozone. Over six miles above the ground, ozone...

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Climate Change and Lung Health

Climate Change and Lung Health

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Blog | 1 comment

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report, Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C. Invited to provide guidance to the United Nations,  this group of 91 scientists, authors and editors from 40 countries reviewed over six thousand scientific papers. Their many conclusions tell us that we have very little time to act. Many...

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