High Air Pollution Days Tied to Excess Hospitalizations

FRIDAY, March 17, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Greater hospital admission risks for cardiovascular events are seen on high ozone pollution days, according to a study published online March 10 in the European Heart Journal.

Yunxing Jiang, from Xi'an Jiaotong University in China, and colleagues examined the potential acute effects of exposure to ambient ozone pollution on hospital admissions for cardiovascular events in China. The analysis included 6.4 million hospital admissions for cardiovascular events in 70 Chinese cities of prefecture level or above (2015 to 2017).

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