April 23, 2012: NY1

NY 1 aired informed New Yorkers about the link between air pollution and childhood obesity. Center researchers found that pregnant moms exposed to the highest concentrations of PAH were more than twice as likely to have obese children by age seven compared to those with lower levels of exposure. PAH is part of the by-product from pollutants like diesel fuel exhaust, cigarette smoke, and oil furnace fumes. Access the NY1 site here.

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