What are some diseases that are caused by pollution?



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    Air pollution increases the risk of serious respiratory (having to do with your lungs and airways) illnesses such as lung cancer as well as aggravates the conditions of those with diseases like as cystic fibrosis or asthma.

    It has also been known to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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    Various diseases are caused by pollution. Air pollution can cause asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and cystic fibrosis. Chemically polluted water can cause liver damage, kidney damage, neurological problems, thyroid system disorders, and even cancer.

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    According to the World Health Organization 24% of all diseases are caused by environmental factors that can be averted. “The four main diseases influenced by poor environments are diarrhea, lower respiratory infections, various forms of unintentional injuries, and malaria.” This is a statistic that takes into consideration the entire world, not just the United States. These diseases could be deadly in certain parts of the world, and are fairly easily stopped.

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