Study links air pollution and anxiety in world's smoggiest cities

March 25, 2015 4:50 PM

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Previous research has shown long-term exposure to soot and smog to be associated with a higher risk of stroke, but a new study by researchers at Edinburgh University is one of the first to link especially smoggy days with an uptick in stroke hospitalizations.

Researchers looked at dozens of studies from all over the world that focused on the health effects of particle pollution -- specifically respirable suspended particles and fine particles.

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