NYC air can increase risk of stroke, study finds

March 5, 2015 4:38 PM

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NYC air can increase risk of stroke, study finds

Researchers at NYU’s medical school said that merely inhaling New York’s air can increase your risk of stroke by contributing to a deadly artery constriction.

“Our study adds to the growing body of evidence that air pollution is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease,” said Jonathan Newman, a cardiologist at NYU’s Langone Medical Center.

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