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A 20-year-old female asked:

how do i protect my three month old against air pollution from car exhausts? can pollution permanently affect her health?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lifestyle audit: If you make an effort to avoid travel in heavy traffic & keep clear of chance exposures you are doing what you can.Ionic particle filters in babies sleeping area also help. Pollution does increase problems with respiratory illness but the long term effect is difficult to study.

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Last updated Feb 14, 2013

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