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- Smargiassi, Audrey; Goldberg, Mark S.; Wheeler, Amanda J.; Plante, Céline; Valois, Marie-France; Mallach, Gary; Kauri, Lisa Marie; Shutt, Robin; Bartlett, Susan; Raphoz, Marie; Liu, Ling
- Environmental Research 2014 v.132 pp. 38-45
- air pollution; air quality; asthma; autocorrelation; benzene; blood pressure; children; drug therapy; emissions; environmental factors; heart rate; industry; lung function; monitoring; nationalities and ethnic groups; nitrogen dioxide; oxygen; particulates; petroleum; pollutants; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; regression analysis; sulfur dioxide; temperature; Quebec
- ... The acute cardiorespiratory effects of air quality among children living in areas with considerable heavy industry have not been well investigated. We conducted a panel study of children with asthma living in proximity to an industrial complex housing two refineries in Montreal, Quebec, in order to assess associations between their personal daily exposure to air pollutants and changes in pulmonary ...
- Jung, Kyung Hwa; Perzanowski, Matthew; Rundle, Andrew; Moors, Kathleen; Yan, Beizhan; Chillrud, Steven N.; Whyatt, Robin; Camann, David; Perera, Frederica P.; Miller, Rachel L.
- Environmental Research 2014 v.128 pp. 35-41
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; air; air pollution; asthma; benzo(a)pyrene; body mass index; childhood; childhood obesity; children; combustion; emissions; environmental health; equations; models; monitoring; pollutants; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; questionnaires; risk factors; traffic; urban population
- ... Exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from traffic emissions and other combustion sources, and childhood obesity, have been implicated as risk factors for developing asthma. However, the interaction between these two on asthma among young urban children has not been studied previously.Exposure to early childhood PAHs was measured by two week ...
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