Findings by a new study conducted by the US National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) strongly links air quality and life expectancy. Census data for 51 metropolitan areas between 1978 and 2001 where used by the researchers, and what they found was a direct correlation between improving air quality and extending life expectancy. 2.72 years longer lifespans were enjoyed and at least 15 percent of that increased life expectancy was found in areas with decreased air pollution.
This is a call to everyone. Let us do our share in making our neighbors and our families live longer!