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May 02, 2008

Another Reason to Plant a Tree

Tree_istock_000005038383xsmallChronic exposure to air pollution can increase the risk of asthma attacks, but a new study suggests that planting more trees might (big surprise) improve air quality. Researchers at Columbia University found that children living on tree-lined streets have lower rates of asthma than their counterparts in treeless neighborhoods.

--D.W.

Source:  BBC

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