Air pollution linked to low birth weight

According to new international findings, mothers who breathe the kind of pollution emitted by vehicles, coal power plants and factories are significantly more likely to give birth to underweight children than mothers living in less polluted areas. San Francisco Chronicle, 2/6/2013

Tracey Woodruff, a principal investigator on the international study, with a six-months-pregnant colleague at UCSF's Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle

According to new international findings, mothers who breathe the kind of pollution emitted by vehicles, coal power plants and factories are significantly more likely to give birth to underweight children than mothers living in less polluted areas.

San Francisco Chronicle, 2/6/2013

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