American Heart Association   |   Jun 16, 2016
Type: Case Study
Topic: Fuels, Health
Country: Iran , Global
Long-term exposure to household air pollution from lighting, cooking or heating with fuels such as kerosene or diesel may increase the risk of heart attacks and death. Burning cleaner fuels, such as natural gas, was associated with a lower risk of death, say experts. One-half the world's population lives in poverty and burns fuels for lighting, cooking and heating.