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.

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