How does TRAP (Traffic-Related Air Pollution) Affect Asthma for Children?


Air pollution from traffic increases odds of hospital readmission for asthma(Press Release, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Mar. 27, 2014)
Also discussed here: Air pollution from traffic increases odds of hospital readmission for asthma(Science Daily, Mar. 27, 2014)
And here: Traffic Pollution Sends White Kids With Asthma Back To The Hospital(John Ericson, Repubhub, Mar. 27, 2014)
Today we review research on the health impacts for children living close to roadside emissions from traffic. Results indicate that white children were three times more likely to be hospitalized for asthma than black children. Black children already were exposed to asthma causing conditions because of the health risks associated with low income living conditions which do not on average occur with white children in the USA.

traffic and asthma

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