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The Clinical Takeaway: Air Pollution and its Impact on Human Health

The Clinical Takeaway: Air Pollution and its Impact on Human Health

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The Clinical Takeaway: Air Pollution and its Impact on Human Health

 

 

In this episode:

 

– Air pollution has contributed to more than 3,000 premature deaths per year in Australia, nearly x3 that of deaths from MVA
– Impacts include low birth weights, heart, lung disorders and cancers and many other issues
– Doctors have a responsibility to speak out on these issues and to get involved in community action

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

 

 

Guests: A/Prof Vicki Kotsirilos, Medical Practitioner and GP; Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the RACGP, Associate Professor, La Trobe University VIC, Associate Professor, Western Sydney University NSW

 

 

Total time: 36 mins

 

 

 


 

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