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These include asthma, tuberculosis, diabetes and numerous cancers as well as diseases of the teeth, gut, heart, liver and kidneys.
CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports that residents were warned to stay indoors with their windows closed because sulfuric acid in the air can cause headaches, lung irritation and even induce asthma attacks.
Though invisible, ozone smog is linked to worsened asthma and COPD, heart attacks and strokes, and reproductive and nervous-system harm.
Officials are warning Londoners of a toxic caterpillar that causes asthma attacks, vomiting and rashes.
For months, environmental groups have said the new regulations advanced under former President Barack Obama would save money by reducing health care costs such asthma attacks and heart attacks on days of elevated smog.
Complications like asthma attacks induced by pollen have also proven fatal in some instances and lead to more than 20,000 emergency room visits each year in the US.
The 25-year-old Canadian had suffered an asthma attack so severe that he was taken to hospital in Ontario where he was put on a ventilator.
At high levels, the invisible gas can trigger asthma attacks, aggravate people with lung diseases such as emphysema and heart disease, and cause premature death.
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ASTHMA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of asthma for English Language Learners
medical : a physical condition that makes it difficult for someone to breathe
ASTHMA Defined for Kids
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