TITLE

Breathe Better

PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how to reduce one's susceptibility to heart disease when exposing to high levels of air pollution.
ACCESSION #
58487470

 

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