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Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study

A new study from Stanford researchers shows that a rise in air pollution is associated with increased mortality rates among infants. This new article and its results were published today in the latest issue of the journal Nature Sustainability. Researchers said that dust and changes in climate could be responsible for the rise in infant mortality in certain geographical regions, and addressing these problems could help bring down infant mortality rates. This study was funded by the National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Read more...

 

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