What are the health effects?
Exposure to particulate matter adversely affects the respiratory system. Particulates exacerbate bronchial ailments such as bronchitis and emphysema and can aggravate allergies and trigger asthma episodes. It is unhealthy for those with heart and lung disease as well as the very old, the very young and pregnant women.

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1. Are there exemptions to the program?
2. Where can I find the day's advisory?
3. How does LRAPA determine the day's advisory?
4. What is Particulate Pollution?
5. What are the health effects?
6. What can I do to improve air quality?