Listen: LA, Asthma And Erica Garcia discussed on Morning Edition
"LA's smoggy skies have been slowly clearing over the past few decades. Now, a new study finds that's making big difference. When it comes to childhood asthma, KCRW, Darryl Sanson has that story. The LA region still has the dirtiest air in the country, according to some measurements, but things are improving and kids are breathing easier. The USC study published in the journal of the American Medical Association credits improved air quality for a twenty percent reduction in new asthma cases in children over the past twenty years LA has seen sizable, reductions in both nitrogen dioxide pollution and particulate pollution during that time author Erica Garcia, US's Keck school of medicine says that, while the findings show, a clear benefit of lower pollution levels. There must be continued efforts to reduce pollution in"