Does Dirty Air Cancel Out the Benefits of Exercise?
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart, but what if your only option is to run or walk through smoggy city streets? Does it still pay off in the long run?
Yes, contends a nearly 20-year study.
"Air pollution isn't an excuse to skip exercise. Even in areas with pollution, exercise still helps," said Dr. Peter Mercurio. He's a cardiologist with Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., who reviewed the findings.Full Article