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Driving and Exposure to Air Pollution

Did you know, one of the biggest exposures to air pollution is via our commute journey?  Every day, millions of workers leave their homes for work. Their modes of transport would usually fall under - travelling via public transport or driving a vehicle.  The filters inside vehicles are designed to sift large particles such as pollen and dust from entering the air vents, however, they may not filter smaller particles such as particulate matter and vehicle emissions such as gases.  The air inside our vehicles could cause health concerns, this could include increase blood pressure, impair our decision making, and...

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What Is Indoor Air Pollution?

Air pollutants are substances or particles in the air that affects the health of humans. When humans are repeatedly exposed to indoor air pollution, they could experience side effects such as allergies, nasal congestion, and tiredness; in more extreme cases, it could develop into life threatening diseases such as allergies, asthma, and lung cancer. This is when we should consider the quality of the indoor air we breathe. Indoor Air Quality Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is the air quality inside buildings. IAQ is known to affect the health, comfort, and well-being of its occupants. There has been a link between...

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