Air Pollution Linked to Increased Stroke Risk, Study Says

March 6, 2015 2:00 PM

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FRIDAY, March 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of small-particle air pollution can increase your risk for narrowing of the neck (carotid) arteries, which may raise your risk for stroke, a new study says.

Researchers analyzed the results of cardiovascular screening tests from more than 300,000 people in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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