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Can you please tell me about health effects of deteriorating ozone on humans with asthma?
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Ozone
Ozone is a pollutant at ground level created by emissions like car and truck exhaust.
Ozone is a respiratory irritant that makes asthma worse. Very high altitude atmospheric ozone (the ozone layer) acts as a filter for uv light. This has nothing to do with asthma but may increase risk of skin cancer from sun exposure due to the deterioration of that "ozone layer.".

In brief: Ozone
Ozone is a pollutant at ground level created by emissions like car and truck exhaust.
Ozone is a respiratory irritant that makes asthma worse. Very high altitude atmospheric ozone (the ozone layer) acts as a filter for uv light. This has nothing to do with asthma but may increase risk of skin cancer from sun exposure due to the deterioration of that "ozone layer.".
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