About 33.6% of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) (DALYs) could be attributed to ambient air pollution, 25.8% to household air pollution and 21% to smoking.
The air in the United States is much cleaner than even a decade ago.
Yoga is a spiritual, mental and physical practice that has been around since ages. With time, people have discovered a number of health benefits associated with yoga.
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Specific to India, the report pointed out residential biomass burning was the largest individual contributor to disease burden.
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