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Study Shows Air Pollution Slows Lung Function Growth In Children

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October 23, 2000
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Common air pollutants slow children's lung development over time, according to results from the University of Southern California-led Children's Health Study. The 10-year-long study is considered one of the nation's most comprehensive studies to date of the long-term effects of smog on children.

Common air pollutants slow children's lung development over time, according to results from the University of Southern California-led Children's Health Study. The 10-year-long study is considered one of the nation's most comprehensive studies to date of the long-term effects of smog on children. The study was initiated with support from the California Air Resources Board and was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Hastings Foundation.


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