Integrating health on air quality assessment--review report on health risks of two major European outdoor air pollutants: PM and NO₂.

@article{Costa2014IntegratingHO,
  title={Integrating health on air quality assessment--review report on health risks of two major European outdoor air pollutants: PM and NO₂.},
  author={Solange P S Evangelista Costa and Joana I.L. Ferreira and Carlos H. Silveira and C Costa and Diogo Lopes and Helder Relvas and C. Borrego and Peter C. Roebeling and A. I. Miranda and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Teixeira},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part B, Critical reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={307-40}
}
Quantifying the impact of air pollution on the public's health has become an increasingly critical component in policy discussion. Recent data indicate that more than 70% of the world population lives in cities. Several studies reported that current levels of air pollutants in urban areas are associated with adverse health risks, namely, cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer. IARC recently classified outdoor air pollution and related particulate matter (PM) as carcinogenic to humans. Despite… CONTINUE READING
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