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Air pollution as great a risk as hypertension, obesity, diabetes for CVD

11:44 EST 8 Nov 2017 | Cardiovascular Business

Ingestion of fine particulate matter in polluted air raises the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality just as much as, if not more than, common risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia and obesity, according to a large-scale study of 136,094 Seoul, Korea, residents.

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