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Do you know what you breathe in? A trial starting today monitors exposure to air pollution – volunteers will get important information about the health effects of their environment

15.3.2021 Press release

HELSINKI 15.3.2021 – In the Tiedä mitä hengität trial, volunteers living in the Capital Region of Finland use a smartphone application to monitor how exposure to air pollution impacts how they feel. The trial aims to find ways to utilize air quality data for better wellbeing of citizens. Volunteer enrollment starts on Monday 15th March. […]

Air Quality Forecasts Are Important Health Information for Everyone

10.3.2021 Living with Asthma

Just like in many other European countries earlier, the end of February got Finland surprised with weird, brownish snow. The reason for this was sand, flying in the air all the way from the Saharan desert and finally landing with the snow, giving it the orange colour. The sand dust also made the air quality […]