CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD: This just in - three studies show ultra fine air particles pose major health threat

December 09, 2011

The CA Air Resources Board has released three new studies that show exposure to "airborne fine-particulate matter significantly elevates the risk for premature deaths from heart disease in older adults and elevates incidence of strokes among post-menopausal women," says heart disease is the "number one killer" in CA, responsible for "approximately 35% of annual deaths." Read study 1study 2 and study 3. Contact: Dimitri Stanich 916 322 2825.