07/06/2011 04:30 pm ET Updated Sep 05, 2011

Mice Study Finds Air Pollution Linked To Depression, Memory Issues

By Rick Nauert Ph.D.

Laboratory research suggests long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to learning and memory problems and even depression. Ohio State researchers discovered that the long-term effects of breathing polluted air can cause changes in the brain as well as damage to the heart and lungs in mice.

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