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An Alarming Kids’ Health Report Shows Cities Must Act Now on Traffic Pollution

An Alarming Kids’ Health Report Shows Cities Must Act Now on Traffic Pollution
A landmark new study published in The Lancet Planetary Health this week adds to growing evidence of the terrible impact traffic air pollution has on young kids.


The research found that has many as 4 million new cases of pediatric asthma occur every year because of exposure to fine particles and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from traffic fumes, which can travel inside their respiratory tract and cause serious health issues.
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