Article summarizes connection between air pollution and children's health

A good article was published recently in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics on ambient air pollution and children’s health. The policy statement summarizes the recent literature linking ambient air pollution to adverse health outcomes in children and includes a perspective on the current regulatory process. The statement provides advice to pediatricians on how to integrate issues regarding air quality and health into patient education and children’s environmental health advocacy and concludes with recommendations to the government on promotion of effective air-pollution policies to ensure protection of children’s health. Visit //pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/114/6/1699?eaf.

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