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Breathe Easy Week, 12-16 June 2017 – How to Improve indoor air quality

This week is the British Lung Foundation’s annual Breathe Easy week, designed to raise awareness of lung conditions and raise money for research into lung disease.

Did you know: Poor air quality contributes to up to 40,000 early deaths a year across the UK.

Outdoor air quality is monitored and measured nationally by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and is described on a scale of 1-10 where 1 corresponds to ‘Low’ pollution and 10 corresponds to ‘Very High’ pollution using the Daily Air Quality Index (DAQI). Continue reading