Air Pollution, Blood Pressure and Heart Attacks

Fine particle air pollution is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity. Air purifier use causes measurable, rapid decrease in blood pressure in urban US elderly populations according to an article in JAMA Internal Medicine:

Effect of Portable Air Filtration Systems on Personal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter and Blood Pressure Among Residents in a Low-Income Senior Facility –

http://app.jamanetwork.com?doi=10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.3308&utm_source=email&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=share

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