Gallery: Researchers Reveal That Air Pollution Causes More Heart Attack...


A group of researchers in Belgium have discovered that air pollution causes more heart attacks than cocaine and about the same amount of incidents as other well known causes such as alcohol, coffee and physical exertion. But they say that the problem is air pollution is not being taken seriously. Because of its population-wide prevalence, dirty air is available for free right outside your door while cocaine is illegal — air pollution seems to be a deadly trigger. And if there is one thing that’s even more deadly than air pollution, alcohol and coffee —  it’s traffic.

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1 Comment

  1. Tonezinator February 25, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    How is this new news? Im sure air pollution causes more health problems than all drugs combined. Considering the fact everyone has to breathe. Phoning this one in huh? Air Pollution causes more *blank* than *blank*! hahaha

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