Bad Air Day? Try a Mask.

May 10, 2016

Science reporter Daniel Kinka in an N95 air mask

Air pollution is a complicated problem without a simple solution. But have you ever wondered what you can do to protect your health on bad air days? Scientists suggest a mask.

As part of the Utah Public Radio Kitchen Sisters Project, we investigate the use of face masks to stave off the negative health effects of air pollution.

Suggested Links:

Airnow.gov

Beneficial cardiovascular effects of reducing exposure to particulate air pollution with a simple facemask

Music in this Story:
Nick Waterhouse - (If) You Want Trouble
Radiohead - Backdrifts (Honeymoon is Over)
Stone Temple Pilots - Daisy

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Credit Greenpeace