Air Pollution from Trucks and Low-Quality Heating Oil May Explain Childhood Asthma Hot Spots

“Where a child lives can greatly affect his or her risk for asthma. According to a new study by scientists at Columbia University, neighborhood differences in rates of childhood asthma may be explained by varying levels of air pollution from trucks and residential heating oil.”  Results appear in the March, 2012, online edition of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. For more information, click here.