Air pollution now linked to development delays in children
Young children who live near a major roadway are at greater risk of developmental delays because of traffic-related pollutants, concluded a new study published in the journal Environmental Research. They were twice as likely to score lower on tests of communications skills, compared to those who live farther away from a major roadway.An additional finding from the study was that the offspring of women who were exposed to high levels of ultra-fine airborne particles and ozone (traffic-related pollutants) during pregnancy were
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