3 Studies' Shocking Air Pollution Findings

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A number of studies linking air pollution to some of the countries largest and growing health concerns have come out in the past few months. A just-released report links it to heart failure, but this result follows other troubling recent studies linking poor air quality from everything from type 2 diabetes to autism and Alzheimer's disease.

In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson details the findings of these reports, discusses what actions average investors should take when they see these scientific studies, and highlights a global pharmaceutical giant positioning itself to combat these health ills.

Rising health-care costs continue to be a hotly debated topic, and even legendary investor Warren Buffett called this trend "the tapeworm that's eating at American competitiveness." To learn more about what's happening to the health care system -- and how to potentially profit from this trend -- click here for free, immediate access.

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The article 3 Studies' Shocking Air Pollution Findings originally appeared on Fool.com.

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