Study links road traffic to teens' asthma-related risks

02/6/2011 | Reuters

Teens who resided near a main road with high traffic were twice as likely to develop asthma symptoms as those who lived further from the roadway, a study conducted in a Peru shantytown found. Researchers reported in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology that closer distance to the main road correlated with teens' higher risk of allergic reactions.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Assistant General Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel
Genentech
South San Francisco, CA
Senior Analyst Compliance
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Director, Senior Legal Counsel
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT