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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 126-129

Environmental effect on health: Air pollution and smoke

1 Division of Allergy Immunology, Department of Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, NY 11554, USA
2 Division of Pediatric, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, NY 11554, USA
3 Division of Adult Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, NY 11554, USA

Correspondence Address:
Marianne Frieri
Nassau University Medical Center, Department of Medicine, 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, New York, 11554
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2468-5690.198620

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This review has discussed various topics related to environmental health. The major findings highlighted are air pollution, children and adult vulnerability, cytokines related to interleukin-33, thymic stromal lymphopoietin, tobacco smoke related to neonates, women, and their families, and perinatal outcomes. The Emergency Department was also highlighted related to asthma and air pollution concentrations within the emergency department, admissions for respiratory effects in pediatrics, and in patients with asthma that often present to the emergency department for treatment for acute exacerbations.

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