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Anxiety in the air

Throughout history, the air we breathe has been linked to our health. Although medical understanding has shifted and grown, we still carry anxieties around the air we breathe and how it might harm us.

Words by Kirsten Nicholson

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Kirsten Nicholson

Kirsten is a graduate trainee at Wellcome. Before this she studied at Glasgow School of Art.