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Study on air pollution and women’s health

A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found very high increases in mortality among older women exposed to local fine particle pollution.
Boston Globe: “Air pollution raises women’s heart disease risk, says study”
The study: “Long-Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Incidence of Cardiovascular Events in Women”

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