Health Experts: LA’s Poor Summer Air Quality Putting Angelenos At Risk


HE WAS GETTING OUT OF THAT CAR WHEN HE WAS KILLED. REPORTING LIVE FROM FULLERTON DAVE LOPEZ JUAN: DESPITE A GROWING POPULATION SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S SOUTHERNERS BEEN GETTING BETTER OVER THE PAST DECADES BUT THIS SUMMER YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED THINGS LOOK A BIT MORE HAZY. RANDY PAIGE EXPLAINS WHAT’S DRIVING THE RESURGENCE OF SMOG AND HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF REPORTER: DAYS LIKE TODAY CAN BE D.C. BEING. YOU LOOK UP AND YOU SEE CLEAR BLUE SKIES BUT TO SEE THE SMOG YOU NEED TO LOOK OUT ON THE HORIZON. YOU CAN SEE THE LIGHT SCATTERING FROM PARTICLES. THAT’S FROM THE GASES THAT ARE IN THE AIR AND THEN YOU SEE A BROWN SMEAR. REPORTER: THAT ROUNDS MAYORS GETTING INTO YOUR LUNGS. HE’S THE DIRECTOR OF OUR MENTAL HEALTH OF THE USC SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. HE SAYS THE OLD, THE VERY YOUNG AND PEOPLE WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO THE TOXIC EFFECTS OF SMOG BUT ALSO PREGNANT WOMEN BECAUSE THE TOXINS CAN GET INTO THE MOTHER’S BLOODSTREAM, OUTDOOR WORKERS BECAUSE THEY CAN BE EXPOSED FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME AND ATHLETES BECAUSE THEY TAKE DEEP BREATHS AND DRAW THE AIR DEEP INTO THEIR LUNGS. YOU CAN LIMIT THE DAMAGE AT PUTTING THE HOTTEST PARTS OF THE DAY AND WHEN THE STREETS ARE FULL OF VEHICLES. WALK WALKING THROUGH THE NEIGHBORHOOD THAN — RATHER THAN WALKING THROUGH BUSY THOROUGHFARE REDUCES YOUR CHANCES. YOU WANT TO BE THOUGHTFUL ABOUT HOW ONE WHERE YOU ARE EXPOSED. REPORTER: WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF SMOG SEASON. THAT’S TYPICALLY SOMETIME AROUND EARLY MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER. THE REASON, BECAUSE WE HAVE LONG HOT SUMMER DAYS WITH PLENTY OF SUN INSISTS ON THE COOKS THE

6 Comments

  1. Looks so bad out can’t see nothing

  2. it doesnt take a health expert to realize that is unhealthy

  3. the people of LA county should demand better air, and they should do whatever it takes to get that. clean air is more important than cars. they need to set their priorities straight. and stop going about business as usual. there is no sense in exercising and quitting smoking if your just going to pollute yourself up afterwards.

  4. 🚬 In the meanwhile lets continue to make it impossible to smoke or vape anything anywhere.

    Human societies are stupid. Pump gas ⛽️ in the air, cool👍. Breathe out smoke or vape 💨, fucking monster 👎. Dumb🚫 🧠

  5. That’s chemtrails for ya, oh wait I don’t be label a “conspiracy theorist” that the Feds are trying to replace the word for “domestic terrorist” 🤭🤭🤭🤫🤫🤫

  6. Invite third world become third world. Welcome to mexico city jr

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