• Maternal exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of hyperbilirubinemia in her newborn

    6 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    In utero and postnatal air pollution exposures affect a myriad of outcomes throughout the lifespan, including preterm birth and low birth weight, asthma and respiratory infections, as well as cardiac and metabolic disease.1-3 Understanding how exposure to air pollution affects infant health is an area of growing importance to environmental policymakers, clinicians, and patients seeking to reduce and mitigate exposures. In this volume of The Journal, Chen et al add important evidence to a growing body of literature surrounding ambient outdoor air pollution exposure and infant health by...
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