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Can air pollution affect heart health?

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  • "Air Pollution Can Hinder Heart's Electrical Functioning." ScienceDaily. Sept. 12, 2008.
  • "Air Pollution Damages More Than Lungs: Heart And Blood Vessels Suffer Too." ScienceDaily. Aug. 14, 2008.
  • "Air Pollution, Heart Disease and Stroke." American Heart Association.
  • Reinberg, Steven. "Air Pollution Harms Patients After Heart Attack." US News & World Report. Sept. 9, 2008.
  • "Why Diesel Particulates Cause Cardiovascular Disease." ScienceDaily. June 9, 2008.

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