Air pollution could increase risk of suicide

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FRANCE, Paris: La Capitale pendant un pic de pollution de niveau 2, le 21 Juillet 1995. Copyright AFP Photo

A new study in seven cities across South Korea has uncovered a clear association between suicide and spikes of particulate pollution. Meanwhile, researchers who in the 1990s linked air pollution to asthma in a large group of Taiwanese children have now found that those with the condition were subsequently more likely to have killed themselves.

New Scientist

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