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Air pollution puts children at higher risk of disease in adulthood, according to Stanford researchers and others


First of its kind study reveals evidence that early exposure to dirty air alters genes in a way that could lead to adult heart disease, among other ailments. The findings could change the way medical experts and parents think about the air children breathe and inform clinical interventions.


Source: Stanford University. (2021, February 22). Air pollution impacts on children’s health. Stanford News