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Researchers find link between pollution and worsening mental health

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Tuesday, November 23rd 2021, 8:11 am - A team of researchers have completed a seven-year study tracking the effects of air pollution and the rise in mental health service requests.

Globally, it's a far greater killer than smoking, car crashes, or HIV/AIDS. Research has shown us that pollution is cutting the lives of billions of people by up to 6 years.

Watch the video above as Health & Weather host, Rachel Schoutsen, interviews the team who have discovered the link between worsening mental health and the rise in pollution. The researchers say they have pinpointed an everyday pollution contributor that tends to spike mental health assistance the most.

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