22 Sep '11, 4am

Do u know that ur car causes heart-attacks?It's World #CarFree day,tomorrow. @copenhagenize @greentweets @greeneconpost

Air pollution has previously been linked to a myriad of health complications -- including, but not limited to, a drop in fertility, loss of worker productivity, and even depression. Previous research, and common sense, had indicated that prolonged exposure to air pollution was damaging to the human cardiovascular system, but this may be the first instance in which breathing in airborne particulate matter from cars within a short period of time raised the risk of a potentially deadly heart attack. To find a correlation between this serious medical emergency and air pollution, researchers from London's School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine analyzed nearly 80 thousand heart attack victims and compared the time and location of the attack with records of ambient air pollution maintained by the U.K. National Air Quality Archive. The study indicates that a small but measurable ...

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Pollution From Cars Can Trigger a Heart Attack

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A Confession & Heart 2 Heart to you guys...<3

A Confession & Heart 2 Heart to you guys...<3

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