Women near Twin Towers had smaller babies
Babies born to women who were pregnant and living near the World Trade Center when the Sept. 11 attacks occurred were smaller and had shorter gestation periods than those whose mothers lived elsewhere in New York, according to a study published Wednesday.
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Smog harms children’s lungs for life
The lung damage is serious enough to lead to a lifetime of health problems and, in some cases, premature death, the research found.