Heavy Vehicle Traffic is Related to Wheeze among School Children: A Population-based Study in an Area with Low Traffic Flows

A study published in October, 2011 by the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeå University, in Sweden identified an “association between traffic air pollution and respiratory symptoms among.”  The study concludes “at low levels of exposure, vehicle traffic is related to an increased risk of wheeze among children. Thus, the global burden of traffic air pollution may be underestimated.”  For the full study, click here.