Asthmatic Children React to 'Moderate' Pollution
World Environment News
USA: October 8, 2003
WASHINGTON - Children with severe asthma start suffering from symptoms even at what are now considered to be acceptable levels of air pollution, U.S. researchers reported yesterday.
Ozone, created by traffic, industry and oil refining, among other processes, is the prime offender, the researchers write in this week's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association
Association of Low-Level Ozone and Fine Particles With Respiratory Symptoms in Children With Asthma
Janneane F. Gent, PhD; Elizabeth W. Triche, PhD; Theodore R. Holford, PhD; Kathleen Belanger, PhD; Michael B. Bracken, PhD; William S. Beckett, MD; Brian P. Leaderer, PhD