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ONPHEC in the Media

Kingston, ON

BBC

January 05, 2017

Dementia rates ‘higher near busy roads’

“As many as 11% of dementia cases in people living within 50m of a major road could be down to traffic, the study suggests. The researchers, who followed nearly 2m people in Canada over 11 years, say air pollution or noisy traffic could be contributing to the brain’s decline.”

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