Kerry PRide http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Ozone spikes lead to doctor visits, study finds http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ozone-spikes-lead-doctor-visits-study-finds <p>A study by the Wyoming Department of Health found that ozone in Sublette County causes and exacerbates health problems.</p><p></p><p>Ground-level ozone is a type of pollution, and in Sublette County, it’s caused by emissions from the oil and gas industry. The report found that as ozone levels increased, more people went to local health clinics with respiratory complaints.</p><p>Kerry Pride with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says other studies have shown the same thing, but this is the first time they’ve done a research specific to Sublette County.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:49:57 +0000 Willow Belden 39214 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ozone spikes lead to doctor visits, study finds