Tag Archive : pollution - Health & Wellness


Atlanta: No. 9 city for asthma

Blame pollution, pollen, and more

Atlanta made it onto yet another Top Ten list. This time, we're the ninth worst city for asthma, in a ranking of asthma capitals by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Read more...

Trees save lives

Atlanta's tree canopy helps with pollution more than other cities

Everyone knows trees are good for the environment—plus they look really nice in your backyard. But a new study by the U.S. Forest Service and the Davey Institute says trees save lives. The report, which looked at ten urban areas, including Atlanta, found that urban trees and forests save an average of one life every year in major cities. Read more...