Air pollution may cause dementia, researchers find

Respiratory and heart problems. Cancer. Global warming. Acid rain. Depletion of the ozone layer. These are health and environmental issues that have long been associated with air pollution. Recently, Alzheimer's disease has been added to the list, and on the heels of President Trump's directive orders to the Environmental Protection Agency to ease air quality rules.

In Fortune Sept. 5, 2018:

We conclude that regulation of air pollution has greater benefits than previously known, in part because dementia impairs financial decision making.

– Assistant Professor of Economics Kelly Bishop

– Associate Professor of Economics Nicolai Kuminoff

– Health care economist and the Earl G. and Gladys C. Davis Distinguished Research Professor in Business Jonathan Ketcham

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