Study in AJPH Vol. 93 No. 3: Kunzli et al review on Los Angeles air quality and health

“Kunzli N, McConnell R, Bates D, Bastain T, Hricko A, Lurmann F, Avol E, Gilliland F, Peters J. 2003. Breathless in Los Angeles: The Exhausting Search for Clean Air. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 93 No. 3: 1494-1499. From the abstract of this peer-reviewed study, which includes summarized results of every peer-reviewed publication and report on the University of Southern California’s long-term prospective cohort study of children’s respiratory health and outdoor air pollution: …The Children’s Health Study indicates that reduced lung function growth, increased school absences, asthma exacerbation, and new-onset asthma are occurring at current levels of air pollution, with sizable economic consequences. We describe these findings….”””