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Traffic fumes stunt growth and function of lungs in children

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7588.283 (Published 08 February 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:283

Living close to a Californian freeway (motorway) impairs the growth and development of children's lungs, a longitudinal study has found. Yearly lung function tests in 3677 children showed a clear deficit in those living <0.5 …

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