Wednesday, December 1st, 2010...5:58 pm

I-93 and Cardiovascular Disease in Somerville Residents

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Here is an interesting article that connects to our trip to Union Square, regarding how I-93 has cut through the city. Obvious reasons for not wanting to live by a highway include loud noise and unappealing aesthetics. However, Tufts professor, Doug Brugge is studying the negative health impacts that I-93 is causing nearby residents. Ultrafine particulates emitted by the highways may be correlated with cardiovascular disease and asthma. Check it out!

Erica Feldman



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