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Ozone effects on the respiratory system

  title={Ozone effects on the respiratory system},
  author={E C Filippidou and A Koukouliata},
  journal={Progress in Health Sciences},
__________________________________________________________________________________________ Ground level (tropospheric) ozone, an air pollutant and key ingredient of urban smog, has a negative impact on human health worldwide. Many studies have reported increases in emergency-room visits, hospital admissions, and mortality for patients with these conditions, associated with days of increased ozone. Short-term exposures to ozone irritate the respiratory system and may cause health problems by… 

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