Air filters to curb indoor pollution tied to blood pressure improvement

FILE PHOTO: People assemble home made air purifiers during a workshop organized by Smart Air Filters at a local coffee shop in Shanghai April 10, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

(Reuters Health) – Seniors living in housing with poor indoor air quality may have healthier blood pressure when they use portable air filters than when they don’t have these devices, a small experiment suggests. Exposure to so-called PM2.5 – tiny particles of dust, dirt, soot, and smoke – has long been linked to an increased […]

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