Breathing polluted city air may be worse for you than fallout from an atom bomb
The Times reports that Breathing polluted city air may be worse for you than fallout from an
Everyday hazards such as inhaling polluted city air or other people's cigarette smoke are potentially worse for your health than being exposed to the radioactive fallout of an atomic bomb, according to new research."
It appears from this article that either air pollution in cities is farmore harmful than previously thought or that ionising radiation is farless harmful than many people would have us believe. I tend to the latter, that ionising radiation is less harmful and is best described as a rather weak carcinogen.