Healthy Heart – Air Pollution & Heart Health

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Event Type: 
NEHA Event

EPA, Million Hearts, and Healthy Heart in collaboration with NEHA

February 28, 2018
12:00pm EST- 1:00pm EST

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The most at-risk populations for air pollution and climate change are older people, particularly those of low socioeconomic status, with established heart and lung disease. This webinar will aim to answer the questions, “How do we use the research and information available to improve the health of these at-risk populations?”, and “What more do we need to guide public health and healthcare action?” The webinar will provide a brief synopsis of our current understanding of air pollution’s adverse health effects, describe the need for a large randomized controlled intervention study to reduce exposure, and will highlight the ongoing efforts to translate, communicate and use research on the impacts of air pollution to educate health care providers and public health officials about what they can do to reduce exposures, and improve health and wellbeing among the at-risk population. 

Contact Name: 
Christine Ortiz Gumina
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)