Psychology & Psychiatry

Air pollution linked to depressive symptoms in adolescents

Exposure to ozone from air pollution has been linked to an increase in depressive symptoms for adolescents over time, even in neighborhoods that meet air quality standards, according to new research published by the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ozone exposure linked to cognitive decline in older adults

A new, large-scale study led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health has established a robust link between long-term ozone exposure and an increased risk of cognitive impairment in older adults.

Health

Study shows success of New York City's Clean Heat Program

In 2012, New York City established the Clean Heat Program to eliminate the use of residual heating oil which had been identified as a major source of air pollution in the City and linked to multiple adverse health outcomes, ...

Medical research

Researchers show how air pollution may contribute to loss of smell

The loss of smell, a condition known as anosmia, can severely impact a person's quality of life, making it extremely difficult to taste foods, detect airborne hazards in the environment and carry out other functions dependent ...

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