WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Could air pollution land children with autism in the hospital? A new study found that short-term exposure to air pollution is linked to a higher risk for hospitalization among kids with the developmental disorder. People with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are often admittedContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Air pollution may cause irregular heart rhythms in otherwise healthy teens within two hours of exposure, a new study shows. Irregular heart rhythms, or arrhythmias, occur when the heart’s electrical impulses don’t work properly. Symptoms may include heart flutters, chest pain, fainting orContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While most people know that breathing in wildfire smoke isn’t good for respiratory health, they may not know that unclean air is also problematic for the heart. Individuals with underlying cardiovascular disease risk factors may also be at risk from the smoky airContinue Reading