How one air pollution study from 1993 changed history – Salon

By the 1970s, London’s smogs were becoming a distant memory. The last great smog had occurred in 1962 and it looked as if the UK’s urban air pollution problems had been solved. The world-leading Medical Research Council Air Pollution Unit at London’s St. Bartholomew’s Hospital was shut down. In the eyes of government, it had done its job. There was simply no further need for it. At the same time as the UK was closing research capacity, in the United States, Doug Dockery and colleagues were setting up a new type of study to look at the health impacts of ...

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