Telegraph: 34% increase in chance of stroke; strong link to emissions

The Daily Telegraph cites an Archives of Internal Medicine study that found that the chance of having a stroke on days when there was moderate pollution was 34% higher than on good days. They indicate that there is strong correlation with pollution from local or transported traffic emissions and that long-term exposure to air pollution was linked to faster cognitive decline.

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