Air Pollution Genocide: Mental Illness in Children

UMEA, SWEDEN - A groundbreaking 2016 study published in the peer-reviewed journal BMJ Open by scientists at Umeå University, Sweden found a link between air pollution and mental illness in children.

A mice study in 2014 by the University of Rochester Medical Centre published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives found links between exposure air pollution at early age can lead to damaging effects on the brain.

The mice study followed a 2013 study in JAMA Psychiatry that had reported children who in their first year lived in areas of high traffic-related air pollution were three times as likely to develop autism. While children were also in endanger of developing schizophrenia and other mental ailments as consequence of air pollution. 

 Sick Child by Edvard Munch.

Sick Child by Edvard Munch.

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