May 11: Air, Heart, and Lungs

May 11:  Air, Heart, and Lungs:  Making the Connection.  Did you know that while the Pittsburgh region has the same rate of asthma as the nation, use of emergency services by local children with ashtma is 300-400% above the national average...  and that diesel exhaust can increase the risk of heart disease?
Join GASP, Dr. Fernando Holguin (nationally renowned asthma researcher at the Pediatric Environmental Medicine Center) and Dr. Donald Grandis (cardiologist at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center) as they examine how air pollution in the Pittsburgh area affects respiratory and cardiovascular health.  

7-9 p.m. at the Imagine Environmental Charter School at 829 Milton Street in Regent Square (15218);  Free and open to the public.

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