The air over China’s capital was so unusually clear the phenomenon was referred to sarcastically as Olympic blue. Getting back to that over the next decade could save nearly a million lives, doctors say. Photo: Reuters

Olympic blue skies over China every day could save 900,000 lives in 15 years

American heart doctors told of potential for saving Chinese lives by reducing air pollution; findings on impacts of obesity and energy drinks also delivered

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The air over China’s capital was so unusually clear the phenomenon was referred to sarcastically as Olympic blue. Getting back to that over the next decade could save nearly a million lives, doctors say. Photo: Reuters
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