/R E P E A T -- Video B-roll via On-Demand - Ontario's Doctors: Thousands of Premature Deaths due to Smog/



    Alarming new report shows smog is responsible for 9,500 deaths in the
    province each year

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    DATE:  June, 6th, 2008
    TIME:  3:00 PM EDT
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    STORY SUMMARY: New data released today by the Ontario Medical Association
(OMA) shows that air pollution is a contributing factor in almost 9,500
premature deaths per year in Ontario. The report comes as Ontario enters into
the summer season and smog days are expected. Doctors are urging people to
take the proper precautions when air quality is poor.

    SHOT LIST:

    Dr. Ken Arnold, President of the Ontario Medical Association explains
what smog is and how people can protect themselves. Order of clips and
corresponding questions:

    1. What is smog?
    2. Why should we be concerned, what are the health effects?
    3. Who is most affected?
    4. What can we do to protect ourselves?
    5. Are those in rural areas safe from the effects of smog?

    B-roll
    2 shots of Dr. Arnold walking
    2 shots of him at desk, answering phone

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