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Suffer the children: how air pollution hurts the youngest

Air pollution can have devastating health effects for people of all ages, but children are more vulnerable and face specific risks that can last a lifetime, experts say.  Why are children more vulnerable?  Children breathe faster than adults and are smaller "so they end up getting a higher dose of air pollution into their lungs relative to their body mass than adults," said Rima Habre, assistant professor of clinical preventative health at the University of Southern California (USC).  Read more...

 

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