Health Issues

Study on highway pollution and children’s health

A new study piles more evidence on the dangers of local highway pollution on children’s health, specifically lung impairment of those who grow up close to highways.
LA Times: “Freeways’ tainted air harms children’s lungs, experts say”
The Guardian: “Living near a motorway damages children’s lungs, research reveals”

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