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Study During Beijing Olympics Shows How Pollution Harms the Heart

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

Bad air means bad health, but just how harmful can pollution be to your heart? And exactly how do pollutants weaken the heart? The Beijing Olympics provides a clue. Researchers reporting in the Journal of the American Medical Association provide the first evidence that even over the span of a few weeks or months, air [...]
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Air Pollution May Trigger Appendicitis

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) suggests that air pollution may trigger appendicitis in adults. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Calgary, University of Toronto and Health Canada, lo... Read Post

American Lung Association Offers Olympic Spectators Tips To Stay Healthy In Beijing

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Air pollution is a serious health issue, especially in Beijing. For even the healthiest people, air pollution can irritate the respiratory tract and cause serious health problems such as asthma attacks, coughing and wheezing, shortn... Read Post

The Dangers Of Air Pollution Both Indoors And Out Revealed By Vest Monitors

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Indoor and outdoor pollutants can rapidly harm the heart in ways different than outdoor air pollution alone, according to a new study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2008. Read Post


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