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Medicine’s Sadeer Al-Kindi discussed heart disease linked to climate change

Rise in heart disease may be explained by extreme weather conditions: Study 

ABC News: Sadeer Al-Kindi, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discussed the rising incidence of heart disease linked to the environment and climate change. “We know that air pollution is a cause of heart disease,” Al-Kindi said.  “Evidence shows that air pollution increases heart disease, heart failure and insulin resistance.”