Category Archives: Asthma

Physical Activity in an Urban Environment and Associations with Air Pollution and Lung Function

In new work published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society we analyzed the links between where children are physically active and their exposure to air pollution and lung function.  Physical activity is associated with increased ventilation because of … Continue reading

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Urban Forestry project wins ATS Bates award

Monday at the American Thoracic Society annual conference Gina Lovasi was presented the Bates award for Promising Investigation in the Field of Environmental and Occupational Health. She received the award for an abstract reporting on our work studying exposure to … Continue reading

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