Coarse particles and dust storm mortality.

  title={Coarse particles and dust storm mortality.},
  author={David T. Mage},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={A12 - A12}
In a paper titled "Episodes of High Coarse Partide Concentrations Are Not Associated with Increased Mortality," Schwartz et al. (1) concluded that "coarse particles from windblown dust are not associated with mortality risk." The authors seem to have overlooked the medical literature on the health effects of the historic U.S. dust storms of the dust bowl in 1935 (2-4). Brown et al. (2) reported that the dust ... was exceedingly irritating to the respiratory tract and materially increased the… CONTINUE READING
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