Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide: WEDNESDAY.

‘I don’t believe many folks have that on their radar screens as a source of particulate matter.’.. Heating, Cooking Are Top Contributors to Air-Pollution Deaths Worldwide: – WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2015 – – While traffic exhaust and power plant emissions will be the leading causes of air pollution deaths in the usa, that’s not the case worldwide, a new study reports. Instead, smoke spewing from wood-burning up stoves, and ammonia wafting from fertilizer and manure will be the world’s two biggest sources of deadly air pollution, according to results from a computer model of pollution’s influence on human health.Blazing, M.D., Robert P. Giugliano, M.D., Amy McCagg, B.S., Jennifer A. White-colored, M.S., Pierre Theroux, M.D., Harald Darius, M.D., Basil S. Lewis, M.D., Ton Oude Ophuis, M.D., Ph.D., J. Wouter Jukema, M.D., Ph.D., Gaetano M. De Ferrari, M.D., Witold Ruzyllo, M.D., Paul De Lucca, Ph.D., KyungAh Im, Ph.D., Erin A. Bohula, M.D., D.Phil., Craig Reist, Ph.D., Stephen D. Wiviott, M.D., Andrew M. Tershakovec, M.D., M.P.H., Thomas A. Musliner, M.D., Eugene Braunwald, M.D., and Robert M. Califf, M.D.