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Fig. 1: Circular relationships among fine particulate matter air pollution, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular risk.
Fig. 2: Pathways and end-organ mechanisms whereby fine particulate matter air pollution exposures can increase blood pressure.
Fig. 3: Temporal relationships between fine particulate matter air pollution exposures and blood pressure changes.


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This work was partially supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health: R01-ES019616 (Brook and Rajagopalan) and 2R01-NR014484 (Brook). The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Newman, J.D., Rajagopalan, S., Levy, P. et al. Clearing the air to treat hypertension. J Hum Hypertens 34, 759–763 (2020).

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