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Cleaner air is linked to stronger lungs in Southern California children

March 5, 2015

GreenGrassCleaner air has for the first time been linked to bigger and stronger lungs among school-age children, according to findings released Wednesday from a two-decade study in Southern California..

The research by USC scientists, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found the region’s steep decline in air pollution since the mid-1990s is strongly associated with “statistically and clinically significant improvements” in children’s lung function and growth.

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-clean-air-lungs-children-20150304-story.html#page=1

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