Auto News: Air Pollution, Ford Recalls05/20/2019
Revealed: air pollution may be damaging ‘every organ in the body
Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence
Air pollution may be damaging every organ and virtually every cell in the human body, according to a comprehensive new global review.
The research shows head-to-toe harm, from heart and lung disease to diabetes and dementia, and from liver problems and bladder cancer to brittle bones and damaged skin. Fertility, foetuses and children are also affected by toxic air, the review found.
Risks of Buying a Used Car and What the Dealership Isn't Telling You
Anthony Santos' Ford F-150 caught on fire while parked in his driveway.
"It caught the garage door on fire, which started engulfing the whole house on fire," he said.
He later learned a faulty cruise control switch caused the fire.
Ford knew about the problem, and recalled the trucks before Santos bought his.