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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Air Pollution’

Air Quality Improvements Over The Last Decade May Be A Factor In Fewer Ear Infections

Air Quality Improvements Over The Last Decade May Be A Factor In Fewer Ear Infections

Strides in improving the nation’s air quality over the past ten years may be a factor in fewer cases of ear infections (otitis media) in children. These results are according to new research presented at the 2009 American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO, in San Diego, CA. […]

Air Pollution May Raise Preterm Birth Risk

Air Pollution May Raise Preterm Birth Risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Exposure to air pollution later in pregnancy may raise a woman’s risk of delivering her baby too soon, a new study suggests. The findings, reported in the journal Epidemiology, do not prove that air pollution, per se, triggers preterm labor in some women. But they do provide “limited support” for […]

Power Plants Help Scientists Track Urban Pollution

Power Plants Help Scientists Track Urban Pollution

A new study used the large pollution plumes from rural Western power plants to understand satellite measurements of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution over urban areas including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, and Phoenix.
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