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Women and Environmental Health

Reduce exposure to environmental pollutants that can harm your health

Chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and asthma are more common in women over 50 compared to men in the same age group. This page offers information on steps you can take to reduce your exposure to environmental pollutants and conditions to be aware of as you age. For more detailed information, please see our series of easy-to-follow facts sheets and brochures.

Reduce your exposure to environmental pollutants


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