Thursday, November 18, 2004

More ozone, more deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency says increased ozone levels are linked to thousands of deaths each year in the United States. This is the first large-scale study to define the link and its risks. Because of the conservative counting methods used, one ozone specialist said that ozone "may be even deadlier than is suggested by this study."

The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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