Traffic Pollution Exposure May Result to Chronic Childhood Asthma


A new study shows that chronic childhood asthma is the likely result of being exposed to too much traffic air pollution on busy highways. Traffic pollution was viewed to only trigger asthma symptoms.

But, the results are compared to passive smoking, which is just as serious in posing asthma risks in children. The World Health Organization reports that asthma cases in children are associated with passive smoking.


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Programs that promote clean air by establishing minimum standards for air quality; developing and enforcing regulations that are designed to reduce and control gaseous and particulate contaminants in the air, monitoring air pollution levels, investigating complaints regarding violations. Acid Rain; Atmospheric Contamination; Clean Air; Dust; Indoor Air Pollution; Passive Smoke; Poor Air Quality; Sick Buildings Syndrome; Second Hand Smoke; Smog; Vehicle Emissions




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