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Heart attacks linked to pollution

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7104.327g (Published 09 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:327
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    One in 50 heart attacks treated in London hospitals may be triggered by outdoor air pollution, according to a seven year survey. If this was applied across Britain it would mean that up to 6000 heart attacks a year could potentially be avoided if there was better control of exhaust emissions.

    Researchers from St …

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