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Inside Health -Radio 4 -air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks

 

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Inside Health -Radio 4 -air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks

A recent study has found that long term, repeated exposure to air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks. What does this mean for people who live near busy roads, and who is most at risk? Mark Porter talks to Frank Kelly, professor of environmental health at King's College London about why the microscopic particles in air pollution cause problems for the heart and why he believes cycle routes shouldn't be on busy, main roads

an interesting piece on air pollution at point 15.50  19/02/14 . 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03vf0fc

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Radio 4 at 15.50   19/02/14