Stress on pregnant people and exposure to pollution impacts babies’ size and health, USC study shows November 2, 2022

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“The biggest issues are systemic regulatory failure, systemic disinvestment, the lack of political power and political will to change the oppressive systems that are continuing to allow industry to sit next to communities [and] to continue to pollute…and not really address the problem from a root cause,” said Paula Torrado Plazas, manager of the health and environment program at Physicians for Social Responsibility-L.A.

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