Thursday, November 3, 2011

Poor Birth Outcomes Linked to Autism, Air Pollution

Autism Five Times More Likely in Low Birth Weight Infants
HealthDay, 10/17/2011
Low-birthweight babies are five times more likely to develop autism than normal-weight babies, a new study says.
Air Pollution Tied to Raised Risk of Preemie Birth
USA Today, Robert Preidt, HealthDay, 10/15/2011
Traffic-related air pollution may put pregnant women at risk for a premature birth, according to a new study.

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