Exposure to atmospheric pollutants can raise the risk of sudden cardiac arrest, finds a new study conducted by researchers from Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJ) and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. http://calorielab.com/labnotes/20100920/pollution-increases-heart-attack-risk/

Also from Reuters: Breathing in soot and other fine particles from the urban air may increase the risk of suffering a deadly heart stoppage, suggests a new study of more than 8,000 cardiac arrests in New York City. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68F4VA20100916

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