Traffic pollution tied to asthma readmission among white but not black children

03/27/2014 | HealthDay News ·

Greater exposure to traffic-related air pollution was linked to a threefold increased risk of readmission among white youths with asthma or wheezing, according to a study in the Journal of Pediatrics. Overall, black children had higher readmission rates, but traffic pollution did not correlate with a greater likelihood of returning to the hospital.

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