Smell of pigs raises blood pressure
November 9, 2012 by The Scientist Magazine
November 9, 2012 – It would seem the smell of a hog farm is more than just an annoyance to some people; it could also have an impact on their health.
According to a study published recently in Environmental Health Perspectives, the dust, allergens, ammonia, and other volatile organic compounds that emanate from hog farms can cause a notable rise in blood pressure in nearby residents. READ MORE