Pollution linked to lung disease, cardiovascular deaths

03/12/2009 | Forbes

Atmospheric ozone increases the risk of dying from respiratory causes, mainly pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers also found that components of smog are tied to cardiovascular deaths, including heart attack and stroke.

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