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What are the health effects of air pollution and water pollution on children?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Research ongoing: there have been any studies over the past decade looking at effects of pollution on children. Some studies have looked at associations between pollution exposure in-utero and after birth with asthma, development, school performance, as well as many others. While nothing is 100% certain, it is better to have less exposure to pollution than more exposure.
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