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Urban pollution 'raises blood pressure'

City pollution, previously linked to poor respiratory health, has now been linked to raised blood pressure

German researchers looked at 5,000 people and found long-term exposure increased blood pressure, even when other key factors were considered.

The team, which has presented its work to the American Thoracic Society, says efforts should be made to reduce exposure to pollution. More …