Africa: Air Pollution and Temperature – Bad for Your Heart and Blood Vessels

[The Conversation Africa] The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that air pollution and hot weather increase the risk of cardiovascular disease hospital admissions – and may even end in death. Heart attacks, heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms are all examples of cardiovascular diseases. Evidence of the interaction between temperature and air pollution – and the combined effects on people's health – is also growing.Read the Original Article