World Health Organization Classifies Air Pollution as THE Major Cause of Cancer

AirPolutionThe air many of us breathe poses serious health risks, the World Health Organization says. On Thursday, it added cancer to the list.

Air pollution is a now officially a carcinogen, and there are no caveats about the new classification.

“We know that it is causing cancer in humans,” said spokesman Kurt Straif.

In 2010, lung cancer resulting from air pollution took the lives of 223,000 people worldwide. As pollution levels climb, so will the rate of cancer, the WHO said.

And there is only one way to stop it: Clean up the air…

See the full article here: http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/17/health/geneva-air-pollution-carcinogenic-who/

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