Diesel Fumes & Your Health

Diesel fumes linked to increased risk of COPD

Thursday, February 17, 2011 9:03 AM
Railroad workers face a 2.5% increased risk of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) for each year exposed to diesel fumes, according to this study published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Journal.  http://www.medpagetoday.com/Pulmonology/SmokingCOPD/11909

Author
Holland Groves

Exploring current literature and news regarding the adverse health effects of diesel fumes and exhaust.