Lower birth weight associated with proximity of mother’s home to gas wells

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/hAbEzQv4-Ng/150603143610.htm

Pregnant women living close to a high density of natural gas wells drilled with hydraulic fracturing were more likely to have babies with lower birth weights than women living farther from such wells, according to an analysis of southwestern Pennsylvania birth records.

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