Medicine’s Sanjay Rajagopalan discussed air pollution as it relates to heart problems and strokes

Air pollution hurts your heart. But you can protect yourself.

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Fatherly: Sanjay Rajagopalan, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed how air pollution can damage the heart. “Nearly 60% of all the deaths because of air pollution are not because of lung problems, as it’s commonly misperceived, but because of strokes and heart attacks,” Rajagopalan said.