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SoCal Children More Likely to Have Asthma

China Press, Posted: Apr 28, 2009

LOS ANGELES The most recent study from the California Air Resources Board shows that air pollution as a result of heavy traffic in Southern California has more negative impacts on childrens health than that in other areas. The China Press reports that researchers from Southern California Childrens Health Study followed 217 local children for eight years. They found the likelihood of children in Southern California having asthma is 30 percent higher than for children in other places.


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