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Air Pollution

I knew Beijing's bad air was killing me slowly. But is it making me fat too?

I knew Beijing's bad air was killing me slowly. But is it making me fat too?

In the two years since I moved to Beijing, I thought I had heard quite enough, thank you very much, about the perils of being exposed to the Chinese capital’s chronically smoggy skies.

There were the studies linking pollution to lower birth rates, and reports about the explosion of lung cancer cases, and of course the shocking research indicating life expectancy is 5.5 years...

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