18 December, 2010

Hope This Finding is Statistically Untrue


Two most common reasons for not staying in a house besides a busy highway are noise and air pollution. Another reason might be an unwelcoming lost tourists using your driveways to turn around (blame it on Garmin, your trusted route navigation system, maybe).

However, there is a new finding based on a study published in Environmental Health Perspectives offers another reason for not living in a house besides a busy highway: children who lived near highways at birth had twice the risk of autism as those who live farther way.Researchers found that children whose families lived within 1,000 feet from a freeway at birth were twice as likely to have autism as those who lived farther from a highway.

Let us hope that the finding is statistically untrue since there are a lot of people staying besides a busy highway. Read more Here.

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