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Study links unhealthy segregated neighborhoods to childhood asthma

20:00 EDT 6 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs) Researchers have had trouble explaining why black children are much more likely than other children to suffer from asthma. A new study by Princeton University strongly suggests that much of the answer lies in persistent residential segregation, which traps minority children in unhealthy, polluted neighborhoods.

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