Toxic combination of air pollution and poverty lowers child IQ: Science Daily

“Children born to mothers experiencing economic hardship, who were also exposed during pregnancy to high levels of PAH (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), scored significantly lower on IQ tests at age 5 compared with children born to mothers with greater economic security and less exposure to the pollutants. The findings by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School of Public Health appear in the journal Neurotoxicology and Teratology.” Science Daily. Read it on delhiair.org.

Toxic combination of air pollution and poverty lowers child IQ

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