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Trib Talk: Pollution and your health
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Exposure to pollution has been linked to asthma and lung development for years. But researchers are now looking into how dirty air affects a much broader range of afflictions including autism, heart failure and neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and stroke.

On Monday at 12:15 p.m., pediatrician and advocate Dr. Michelle Hofmann and Tribune health reporter Kirsten Stewart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to explain what we know about the health consequences of pollution and where the research is going.

You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+, or submit comments in the comment section below this story.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

Twitter: @jnpearce

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