Why cardiologists should be interested in air pollution.

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Abstract

Despite major improvements in air quality resulting from increasingly stringent legislation, there remains a strong association between daily mortality and current levels of air pollution. Growing epidemiological evidence suggests that many, perhaps the majority, of these deaths are caused by cardiovascular disease.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1383-8
Number of pages6
JournalHeart
Volume89
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2003