Report or Study:  Fine Particles Can Impact Child Brain Growth

Date:  2020

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Fine particles — known as PM2.5 — may alter the size of a child’s developing brain, which may ultimately increase the risk for cognitive and emotional problems later in adolescence.

Topics:  Air Quality, birth outcomes, Cardiopulmonary Disease, Public Health

Regions:  International

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Report or Study Link:   https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412020318882

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Article Link/URL:   https://envhealthcenters.usc.edu/2020/08/new-research-pollution-brain.html