Posts Tagged ‘low birth-weight’

Even in the womb, babies are not safe from the effects of pollution

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Poor and minority parents are disproportionately exposed to pollution, and that exposure may have life-long consequences for their babies, writes Janet Currie, a Princeton expert on health disparities, in a new article for The American Economic Review.  Currie notes that even in utero exposure can be harmful and result in low-birth weight, a condition … [ Read full post ]

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