Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 9th, 2006
"The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of long-term ambient particulate matter (PM) on risk of fatal coronary heart disease (CHD). A cohort of 3,239 nonsmoking, non-Hispanic white adults was followed for 22 years," scientists at Loma Linda University reported.
L.H. Chen and colleagues wrote, "Monthly concentrations of ambient air pollutants were obtained from monitoring stations [PM <10 mcm in aerodynamic diameter (PM10 ), ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide] or airport visibility data [PM <2.5 mcm in aerodynamic diameter...
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