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Document: Study details link between vehicle NOx, childhood asthma

April 15, 2019
New research from Texas A&M and the University of Washington finds that children living in urban areas have twice the number of asthma cases attributable to nitrogen oxides (NOx) from mobile sources than in rural areas, though both asthma and NOx pollution attributable to the sources decreased over the decade-long research from 2000-2010. “Our estimates underline an urgent need to reduce children's exposure to air pollution,” writes Texas A&M assistant research professor Haneen Khreis in the The Conversation , a...


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