Log in

arizona asthma coalition

Multiple air pollutants linked to asthma symptoms in children

June 10, 2024 10:37 AM | AAC (Administrator)

Shared from Washington State University Insider

Exposure to several combinations of toxic atmospheric pollutants may be triggering asthma symptoms among children, a recent analysis suggests.

The study, published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, showed that 25 different combinations of air pollutants were associated with asthma symptoms among 269 elementary school children diagnosed with asthma in Spokane, Washington. In line with previous research, the Washington State University-led study revealed a socioeconomic disparity — with one group of children from a lower-income neighborhood exposed to more toxic combinations, a total of 13 of the 25 identified in this research.

Read more

About the Coalition

As a nonprofit partnership since 1996, AAC has worked together with concerned stakeholders including public health, environmental quality, managed care, education, individual physicians and nurses, hospitals, foundations, families and other colleagues.



Arizona Asthma Coalition

Attn: Andrew Arthur, MD

839 W. Congress St.

Tucson, AZ 85745

Copyright © 2018. Arizona Asthma Coalition.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software