Podcast: Deadly Microplastics in Your Arteries? Not So Fast.

By Cameron English and ChuckDinerstein — May 03, 2024
Microplastics are everywhere, including in your arteries, and they heighten your heart attack risk! So declared a slew of recent headlines reporting on a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Let's examine all the science reporters ignored in their rush to get hyperbolic stories out the door.
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Join Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 72 of the Science Dispatch podcast as they explore the potential threat of microplastics:

Micro- and nanoplastics, found in the plaque within our arteries, are born from the ubiquitous presence of plastics in our environment. They are raising eyebrows and heart rates among scientists and physicians, courtesy of a groundbreaking study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).

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