Health Issues

Living near highways is bad for your health

“New evidence of the dangers of living near highways” (Boston Globe)

A new study of Boston residents who live or spend a significant amount of time near Interstate 93 and the Massachusetts Turnpike has found that their exposure to microscopic metals and chemicals spewed from vehicles increases their chances of suffering a heart attack or stroke.

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