• Prenatal exposure to ultra-fine particles increases a child's risk of asthma, study finds

    1 month ago - By STAT

    When Rosalind Wright started analyzing data on prenatal exposure to air pollution in mothers and children in Boston, she had a notion that ultra-fine particles could be even more harmful than the slightly larger particles she'd studied before.
    “If the effect is strong enough, we'll find it,” Wright, a pulmonary physician and professor of pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, remembered thinking.
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