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Yale School of Public Health study confirms link between air pollution and fetal growth

There may be a link between air pollution and abnormal fetal growth, according to a new study out of the Yale School of Public Health.  The research, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, was based on data collected from more than 8,000 women in Lanzhou, China from 2010 to 2012. Using ultrasound measures of four fetal growth parameters during pregnancy, the researchers examined the associations between exposure to a certain kind of air pollution and the risk of abnormal fetal growth.  Read more...



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