How Do Traffic, Air Pollution Affect Heart Disease?

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Cardiovascular disease accounts for the death of more Canadians than any other disease.

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What effect do traffic and air pollution have on heart disease? Why do people stop taking statin prescriptions? Does treating atrial fibrillation in hospital make economic sense?

These are all valuable questions being asked by experts recently awarded funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Health researchers are available to speak on heart health and about their newly funded health research projects and how their work will make a difference in the lives of Canadians.

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