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New study examines commuter characteristics and traffic pollution exposure among commuters

New research examines commuter characteristics to better understand how factors such as departure time, frequency, and commute length are associated with exposure to air pollution. Using personal air pollution monitors, the research clustered commuters to determine whether these clusters were associated with traffic pollution exposures. The study reveals that commuters that travel during rush hour… Read More »

Depression During Pregnancy Affect Infant’s Brain Anatomy, But No Change with Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

When a woman comes in for a consultation regarding the use of medications during pregnancy, we spend most of our time reviewing the potential risks of exposure to medications during pregnancy.  However, we must also include a discussion of the effects of untreated psychiatric illness in the mother on the developing child, for there is… Read More »

New Covid exposure sites revealed

The number of Covid-19 exposure sites in Victoria has ballooned to at least 154 locations with Port Melbourne, Epping and South Melbourne among the coronavirus exposure hot spots. Dozens of tier 1 locations were added overnight across the state. Anyone who has visited a Tier 1 exposure site during the times listed must immediately isolate,… Read More »