Adverse Effects of Outdoor Pollution in the Elderly

This article describes epidemiological trends such as the rise of chronic disease that affect more elderly than younger people attributable to outdoor air pollution. While it is unclear which pollutants are most damaging to health it appears that particulate matter has the greatest impact on daily cardio-respiratory and hospital admissions.

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Author/Publisher - Auteur/Éditeur: 
Simoni, M. et al.
Date Published: 
2015-01