Air Pollution Ups the Risk of Sudden Heart Attack

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A cyclist in London wearing a protective mask to filter out pollution.

The dirtier the air, the more likely people are to suffer sudden heart attacks, researchers have found.  Particulate matter – tiny specks of soot, dust, and other pollutants in the air that can be breathed deep into the lungs – has been ‘consistently’ linked to increases in deaths from heart disease and clogged arteries.

 

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Largest Study Of Near-Death Experiences To Be Launched

Largest Study Of Near Death Experiences To Be Launched

 An international collaboration of scientists and physicians have gotten together to undertake the largest study of near-death experiences. The AWARE (AWAreness during REsuscitation) study is led by researchers from the University of Southampton, including Dr. Sam Parnia and other experts in the field of consciousness during clinical death.

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