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    Oxygen gives you lung cancer!

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/oxygen-air...6.html#qQISqTk

    For dear old Freako, this is a study that links the incidence of lung cancer to elevation.

    The higher up you live, the less likely you are to get lung cancer.

    I'm off to climb everest*.


    *Other double & triple glazing is available. YMMV. IANADGF.

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    Surely you're more likely to be exposed to harmful levels of UV at altitude. Or maybe that's counter balanced by there being feck all to do on top of a mountain, so there are fewer opportunities for smoking and drinking. It's all very confusing

    Here's a mongolian steppe dweller to illustrate the health benefits of being a 3rd world yak farmer


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