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A Breath of Air


"A Breath of Air: What Pollution is Doing to Our Children"

Co-produced by the USC/UCLA Children's Center and the California
Air Resources Board, 2002

Length: 3:56

File: Windows Media File
(29.0 MB, 640 x 480 2:50)


This video produced for the Columbia Children's Center describes the research on health effects of multiple common urban pollutants on children in New York City. The Center is looking at the effects of exposure of children to air pollution, pesticides, tobacco smoke, PCBs, allergens and other pollutants. The video explains that the study is designed to measure the effects of environmental contaminants on asthma, adverse birth outcomes, developmental problems, and childhood cancer.

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