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Retirement age gets higher your life expectancy shorter!

The UK Government has just announced that a planned increase to 68, due to happen between 2044 and 2046, will now take place between 2037 and 2039.  Teenagers and those in their twenties can expect to work to age 70 as the state pension age…

By BBC News: Air pollution 'causes 467,000 premature deaths a year in Europe'

Air pollution is causing around 467,000 premature deaths in Europe every year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned. People in urban areas are especially at risk, with around 85% exposed to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) at levels…

Media Center WHO: The cost of a polluted environment: 1.7 million child deaths a year, says WHO

6 March 2017 | GENEVA - More than 1 in 4 deaths of children under 5 years of age are attributable to unhealthy environments. Every year, environmental risks – such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, second-hand smoke, unsafe water, lack…

By NDTV: 2 Indians Die Every Minute Due To Air Pollution: Study

New Delhi: The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, over a million Indians die every year due to…