Health Effects of Air Pollution Go Beyond Lung Disease

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A growing body of research reveals links between air pollutants to other illnesses besides lung disease, including heart disease, nervous system conditions and newborn infant outcomes such as low birthweight.

Since 2000, the last year the American Thoracic Society issued a statement on the effect of air pollution on lung diseases, a growing body of research reveals links between air pollutants and other illnesses, including heart disease, nervous system conditions and newborn infant outcomes such as low birthweight. 

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Source: Rutgers Today

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