Air Pollution and Atherosclerosis: New Evidence to Support Air Quality Policies

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Adar, Sara D.; Sheppard, Lianne; Vedal, Sverre; Polak, Joseph F.; Sampson, Paul D.; Diez Roux, Ana V.; Budoff, Matthew; Jacobs, David R.; Barr, R. Graham; Watson, Karol; Kaufman, Joel D.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Medicine,volume 10,issue 4 (issn: 1549-1277, eissn: 1549-1676)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001430, pmc: PMC3637008
  • Subject: Atherosclerosis | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Medicine | Atmospheric Science | Cardiovascular | Environmental Health | Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology | Epidemiology | Atmospheric Chemistry | Environmental Epidemiology | Public Health | Air Quality

Editors' Summary Background Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—disease that affects the heart and/or the blood vessels—is a major cause of illness and death worldwide. In the US, for example, the leading cause of death among adults is coronary artery disease, a CVD in which n... View more