Common Levels of Air Pollution May Affect Developing Fetuses

Posted on November 5, 2019

Fetuses may not breathe air or even have lungs yet, but the ash, car exhaust and dust from air pollution may affect the development of fetuses, according to a new study of pregnant mothers in Boston.

Those effects might contribute to certain health consequences later in life, said Dr. Rosalind Wright, a professor of pediatric medicine and public...

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