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Risks: Study Ties Dirty Air To Blood Clots In Legs

The dangers of air pollution to one's health have been widely established. However, a new study now shows that air pollution also increases the risk for deep vein thrombosis, which are blood clots in the leg veins. For some reason, the risks are smaller in women, but for men they can be up to 70% greater, depending on the level of pollution in their community. Since it is difficult to avoid air pollution, a healthy lifestyle is now even more important.

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I am not at all surprised to hear new ways in which air pollution correlates with health problems. I am curious however to know how they managed to isolate air pollution as the relevant factor as opposed to the water pollution, poor diet, stress, noise pollution, and exposure to chemicals that generally occur in tandem with air pollution.


Mural thrombi are thrombi that adhere to the wall of a blood vessel. - Review Solution

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