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  • The Resurrection of the “Miasma Theory”

      Since the emergence of the car in 1908, automobile emissions have been destroying the American environment and body alike. In the 17th century, epidemiologists coined the term miasma. Miasma is defined as an oppressive or unpleasant atmosphere that surrounds or emanates from a source. Under the theory, experts speculated...