The Harmful Effects of Pollution

Pollution is one of the largest environmental hazards today. Sadly, it has gotten progressively worse since the industrial revolution. Many industries do not obey watse regulations and dump it in our rivers and lakes. The world generates approximately four billion tons of waste per year.
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Not only is pollution terrible for the enviroment, it is also horrible for our bodies. When pollution is inhaled, it absorbs into the bloodstream and is carried to the heart. Many chemical and biological substances may cause structural chages in the cardiovascular system, like inflammatory reactions and degenerative necrosis.

Connection Between Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Health
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Be kind to our planet and to ourselves by helping stop pollution.
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