Experiments in mice found that parent's exposure to dirty air before mating impacted offspring health. Avoid air pollution for your health now and your kid's heart health decades later.
…they found an abundance of evidence of harm to the offspring of parents that routinely breathed dirty air prior to mating.
“We found that these offspring had a variety of heart problems during the prime of their lives and the effects were so robust that it was somewhat shocking,”…
“They were, on average, exposed to less particulate matter than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has set for daily air quality standards,”… [emphasis mine]
Deregulation of pollution control makes me angry. We're knowingly causing an epidemic of heart disease for the next generation too, not just ourselves.