Air Pollution Linked To 1.2 Million Deaths In China

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Figured another way, the 2010 toll meant the loss of 25 million healthy years of life from the population, researchers said.

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    Air pollution was the fourth leading risk factor for deaths in China, accounting for the loss of 25 million healthy years of life from the population, a study said.
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