Medicine: The Deadly Air

It made little difference whether the experts at the American Medical Association symposium in Los Angeles were reporting on Britain, Japan or the U.S.

They all agreed that wherever the landscape is cluttered with factories and the roads are jammed with automobiles, the very air man breathes is killing him.

> Southern California's much-touted sunshine is, ironically, an essential accomplice in making smog so irritating to the eyes and so dangerous to health. The assorted hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides spewed out by chimney stacks and tail pipes are bad enough in the raw....

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