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Air Pollution Strongly Linked to Heart Ailments

A new report from the Health Effect Institute concludes that there is a strong correlation between exposure to traffic and heart ailments.
January 15, 2010, 11am PST | rbregoff
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Matthew L. Wald writes, "The researchers noted that proving that air pollution from vehicles caused illness was difficult. The pollutants studied often come from sources like industry in addition to cars and trucks, they said, and many of the studies failed to rule out factors like income levels that could contribute to the illnesses studied."

The full report is available for download here.

Thanks to rob bregoff

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Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2010 in The New York Times
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