For cardiac rehab patients, in-home portable air cleaners lower fine-particle pollutant exposure

Using an in-home portable air cleaner (PAC) can significantly reduce exposure to fine-particle air pollutants — a major risk factor for cardiovascular events in people with pre-existing heart disease, reports a pilot study in the July issue of Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.