Air pollution from incinerators and reproductive outcomes: a multisite study.

  title={Air pollution from incinerators and reproductive outcomes: a multisite study.},
  author={Silvia Candela and Andrea Ranzi and Laura Bonvicini and Flavia Baldacchini and Paolo Marzaroli and Andrea Evangelista and Ferdinando Luberto and Elisa Carretta and Paola Angelini and Anna Freni Sterrantino and Serena Broccoli and Michele Cordioli and Carla Ancona and Francesco Forastiere},
  volume={24 6},
BACKGROUND The few studies that have investigated the relationship between emissions from municipal solid-waste incinerators and adverse pregnancy outcomes have had conflicting results. We conducted a study to assess the effects of air emissions from the eight incinerators currently in operation in the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy on reproductive outcomes (sex ratio, multiple births, preterm births, and small for gestational age [SGA] births). METHODS We considered all births (n = 21,517… CONTINUE READING
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