Air pollution linked to diabetes, heart disease

A new report suggests that Canadians who live in areas with higher air pollution have an increased risk of dying from conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Surprisingly, researchers did not find any increased risk of dying from respiratory disease. They said they could not explain the findings. Read more HERE.

By |November 6th, 2015|Air Pollution, Cardiology, Pulmonology|0 Comments

Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), air pollution can trigger heart attacks, strokes and worsen heart disease.

People with heart disease should check the daily Air Quality Index (AQI) forecast, which is color-coded. Code orange or higher represents a condition that can be harmful to your heart.

On bad air quality days, it is best […]

By |August 19th, 2014|Air Pollution, Cardiology|0 Comments