AHA report says pollution harms heart health

05/11/2010 | Reuters

The American Heart Association on Monday said a review of six years of data showed strong evidence that air pollution can lead to heart attacks, stroke and early death. The group said fine particulate matter from burning fossil fuels was the biggest problem, directly increasing risk by triggering events in susceptible individuals.

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