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Destination brain

Inhaled pollutants may inflame more than the lungs

3:18pm, May 7, 2010

When Lilian Calderón-Garcidueñas recruited children for a study probing the effects of air pollution, Ana was just 7. The trim girl with an above-average IQ of 113 “was bright, very beautiful and clinically healthy,” the physician and toxicologist recalls.

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