Tiny fuel particles cause heart attacks-research

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GENEVA, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Tiny air-born particles released by burning fossil fuels are reducing the average human life span across Europe and North America by eight months, a leading research body said on Monday. Studies showed that the particles are a major cause of heart attacks, one of the world's biggest killers, a scientist from an Austrian-based research body told a U.N. news conference. "We always knew that they had an effect on the respiratory system, but now we know that they ...

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