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NEJM -- Long-Term Ozone Exposure and Mortality - 0 views

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    Long-term ozone exposure and mortality.
    Jerrett M, Burnett RT, Pope CA 3rd, Ito K, Thurston G, Krewski D, Shi Y, Calle E, Thun M.
    N Engl J Med. 2009 Mar 12;360(11):1085-95.
    PMID: 19279340 [
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Long-term ozone exposure may increase risk of death from respiratory causes - 0 views

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    MedWire News: Long-term exposure to ozone is associated with an increased risk of death from respiratory causes, researchers have found.\n\nA two-pollutant model in the study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, showed that levels of fine particulate matter less than 2.5 µm in diameter (PM2.5) were associated with death from cardiovascular causes, whereas increased ozone concentrations were associated with an increased risk of death from cardiopulmonary causes.
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BBC NEWS | Health | Being fat 'is as bad as smoking' - 0 views

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    Being overweight or seriously underweight as a teenager curbs life expectancy as much as smoking 10 cigarettes a day, a study suggests.\nSwedish researchers followed 46,000 men from the age of 18 for 38 years.
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Study links vitamin D deficiency to death risk | APP.com | Asbury Park Press - 0 views

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    Low levels of vitamin D may raise a person's risk of premature death, a study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows.

    The research followed other recent studies showing low levels of vitamin D are linked to certain cancers, diabetes, and bone and immune system problems, but this is the first research to connect vitamin D deficiency to a higher risk of death
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Vitamin D delivers multiple benefits | ajc.com - 0 views

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    Vitamin D may not just be good for you, it may help save your life.

    Recent research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that higher amounts of vitamin D in your diet decreases your likelihood of dying. Studies found that a vitamin D deficiency increases your risk of death by 26 percent, and vitamin D decreases the mortality rate from almost every type of cancer including breast, colon and prostate. Research also suggests that vitamin D helps prevent diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular disease.
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