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Air Pollution

How chemicals mothers breathe affect their children

May 21, 2019

Natalie Johnson, PhD, assistant professor at Texas A&M School of Public Health, explains her research on pregnant women’s exposure to contaminants in the air, using both laboratory and applied methods.

Connection between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

April 3, 2019
2.4 million, multi-university NIH study on air pollution’s impact on Alzheimer’s and dementia-related diseases

Prenatal environmental exposures’ link to respiratory infections

February 11, 2019
The particulate matter a mother breathes while pregnant affects the infant’s future health

Tracking pollution exposure and its health effects

May 23, 2018
How the chemicals mothers breathe affect their children

School of Public Health celebrates 20-year anniversary

April 4, 2018
How a Texas rural health initiative has grown into a college with global impact

Johnson receives $2M grant to study infant respiratory disease

January 31, 2018
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant will support multiyear medical research to combat infant respiratory diseases

You Asked: Can you get lung cancer if you don’t smoke?

August 30, 2016
Yes it is possible, and not always due to secondhand smoke exposure

High childhood asthma rates spur research on prenatal air pollutant exposure in South Texas

November 24, 2014

An increase in industrial expansion and trade has led to higher air pollution along the Texas-Mexico border. Astounding childhood asthma rates in Hidalgo County - among the highest in the state - and research linking childhood asthma to prenatal exposure to air pollution has prompted a team of Texas A&M Health Science Center researchers to dig deeper into the issue with an end-goal of developing intervention strategies to combat the adverse effects of air pollution.