Tag Archives: traffic-related air pollution (TRAP)

Traffic-related air pollutants – priority carcinogens 

Approximately one third of the Canadian population is exposed to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) where they live (defined as areas located 500m on either side of highways or 100m on either side of major urban roads).1 Concentrations of air pollution … Continue reading

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Air pollution from traffic increases odds of hospital readmission for asthma

Higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) dramatically increases the odds of readmission to the hospital for asthma — but only for white children, according to a new Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center study. The study shows that white children … Continue reading

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Traffic-related air pollution a growing concern in Canada

There’s Evidence showing a link between traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) and the development of asthma in children and adults and it’s a growing Public Health concern in Canada, according to a paper printed in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Studies … Continue reading

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