New Studies Link Fracking and Asthma

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While many have been touting the effect that domestic hydraulic fracturing drilling companies have had on the economy, others have been roundly skeptical about the long term effects that fracking has on the environment and also on humans. Now a new study has shown a correlation between the occurrence of asthma symptoms and fracking. According to a new study by Johns Hopkins University, people that are in close proximity to fracking drilling companies increase their likelihood of suffering an asthma attack by about four-fold.


This new research data comes from a line of studies that are focused on examining the health implications that are associ Continue reading

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