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Air pollution tied to hypertension in pregnant women: Study

High blood pressure is one of the most-common health issues women develop during pregnancy. New research shows that air pollution in high-traffic areas increases the risk.
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Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do

Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here's what action you can take.

www.onmedica.com
Toxics

ASD risk higher with prenatal exposure to pesticides

Prenatal exposure to common agricultural pesticides is associated with a small to moderately increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

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How climate change hurts kids’ health

More severe storms, rising sea levels and temperatures will affect all of us in one way or another.

Children

Babies born to older dads may have a higher risk of health problems

Babies born to older fathers may be more susceptible to health problems including preterm birth, low birth weight and breathing problems.

www.theindychannel.com
Toxics

State launches program to test day cares for radon gas

When you send your children to day care or school, you expect them to breathe in healthy air.
www.standard.co.uk
Toxics

Cars barred on south-east London roads to curb pollution

Cars will be banned from roads around four south-east London schools in a trial scheme to curb pollution.

nymag.com
Toxics

Climate change worsens pollution’s effects.

The damage small-particulate pollution does will be more severe on a warmer planet.

Climate

Anna Morgan-Hayes: We must create rural resilience as we face rough roads ahead

As I contemplated the recent summer burn bans, I worried that perhaps my children will never remember a summer night of roasted marshmallows over a roaring campfire.

grist.org
Justice

Fuming residents are fighting back against a neighboring oil refinery

As this Houston neighborhood stews in a witches’ brew of toxic chemicals, locals are taking a stand.
Children

Robotic bear Toxic Toby warns pedestrians about smog

When the air quality gets bad, Toxic Toby starts coughing.

simmonsvoice.com
Toxics

Thousands hospitalized in Chile for chemical poisoning symptoms

Over 1,000 people have been hospitalized for chemical poisoning symptoms in the western Chilean coastal towns of Quintero and Puchuncaví since late August. 56% of those cases have occurred in people under 19 years old and 71% of the cases occurred in women.

www.bbc.com
Climate

Vietnam's children and the fear of climate change

Children's drawings of nightmarish scenarios illustrate climate change's impact in the Mekong Delta.
www.desertsun.com
Toxics

Imperial Valley air monitoring program raised red flag. No one did anything

'You don't want to find out you're sick if you can't do anything about it.'

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