Study links air pollution to higher rates of suicide, depression

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(WIVB) — People living with air pollution have higher rates of depression and suicide, according to a study.

Researchers in the U.K. say fine particulates from dirty air can reach the brain via the bloodstream and nose.

It has also been shown to increase brain inflammation, damage nerve cells and stimulate the production of stress hormones.

MORE | Read the study here.

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