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More Serious Than Sneezing? High Pollen Linked to Death

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  • A new study shows that people are more likely to die from heart disease and certain respiratory conditions on days with high pollen counts.
  • Pollen is known to trigger allergies, but deaths related to this are extremely rare and unable to account for the findings.
  • Other studies have shown a similar increase in the death rate related to air pollution, very warm weather, and very cold weather.

 

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