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10-Year Study Links Faster Progression of Atherosclerosis to Air Pollution

The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Air Pollution Study (MESA Air) was the first U.S. research study to examine a group of people over a period of 10 years and measure directly how long-term exposure to air pollution contributes to the development of heart disease and can lead to heart attacks, abnormal heart rhythms, heart failure and death.

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