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Healthy Heart Toolkit

Help increase awareness that air pollution can trigger heart attacks, strokes and worsen heart conditions by using these resources. Here’s what you can do:

  • Link to the Healthy Heart website
  • Link to the PSA and share with others Exit EPA Disclaimer
  • Include an article in your newsletter or educational materials for the public
  • Share information with your twitter followers
  • Use the graphic on your educational materials

Key Messages

  • Air pollution can affect heart health and can trigger heart attacks and strokes that cause disability and death.
  • One in three Americans has cardiovascular disease and is at higher risk from exposure to air pollution.
  • People with heart disease can use the Air Quality Index to help reduce their exposure to air pollution and protect their heart.
  • A top priority of EPA is to improve air quality. EPA scientists and partners conduct research to better understand air pollution’s impacts on heart health.

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