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COURTESY IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE

Just how dangerous is poor air quality for our health? And how do pollutants make their way into our bodies?

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The American Lung Association has released its 2019 State of the Air report and it ranks Idaho near the bottom. This is primarily attributed to airborne particulate matter produced by wildfires. Heather Kimmel, Director of Health Promotions with the American Lung Association's Western Division joins Idaho Matters to break down the findings of the report.

On The Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

May 6, 2019

  • Boise Rotary to host Peace Institute summit.
  • Oregon and Washington vote to expand daylight saving.
  • Engineering for Kids extends STEM education beyond the classroom.
  • American Lung Association's 2019 State of the Air ranks Idaho.