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Danielle Nelson’s best monitor for the emissions billowing out of the oil refineries and chemical plants surrounding her home: The heaving chest of her 9-year-old asthmatic son. On some nights, the boy’s chest shudders as he fights for breath in his sleep. Nelson suspects the towering plants and refineries are to blame, rising like a …

Nicole Proudfoot, Ph.D. candidate, Kinesiology (left) with study participant Freddie Warriner and Hilary Caldwell, Ph.D. candidate, Kinesiology. Credit: Georgia Kirkos, McMaster University Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new research from McMaster University, where scientists followed the activity levels of hundreds of preschoolers over …