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Posted on July 3, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Respiratory
Air Pollution Persists as Health Threat

4 in 10 Americans live in counties where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

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Posted on June 11, 2015, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Environment Respiratory
Fine and Ultrafine Particles Impair Heart Function

Exposure to ultrafine particles, e.g. from air pollution in dense road traffic, leads to an almost immediate change in heart rate variability.

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Posted on May 28, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cardio-Vascular Environment
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Heart Disease

Exposure to the pesticide DDT can raise cardiovascular risks, among premenopausal women.

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Posted on May 25, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Brain and Mental Performance
Air Pollution Can Damage the Brain

Ambient fine particulate matter can damage the brain’s structure and impair cognitive function.

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Posted on May 7, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Stroke
Air Pollution May Raise Stroke Risk Factor

High levels of fine particulate matter pollutants (PM 2.5) may raise risks of carotid artery stenosis – narrowing of the neck arteries that often precedes stroke.

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Posted on April 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Mental Health Respiratory
Beware the Air

Pollutants that we breathe may trigger anxiety.

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Posted on April 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Allergy
Potent Pollutants

Auto exhaust and smog contain pollutants that may play a role in the rise in airborne allergies.

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Posted on April 15, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Weight and Obesity
Pollutants Pack On Pounds

Levels of environmental pollutants accumulated in the body may correlate with a person’s level of obesity.

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Posted on April 8, 2015, 6 a.m. in Environment Metabolic Dysfunction Weight and Obesity
Flame Retardant Chemicals May Prompt Metabolic Dysfunction

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) may cause metabolic obesity and enlarged liver, in a lab animal model.

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Posted on Feb. 25, 2015, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Environment
Environmental Exposures May Trigger Early Menopause

Women exposed to persistent organic pollutants may experience menopause at a younger age.

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