UTHSC study affirms link between air pollution, IQ loss, suggests folate could help

By Updated: September 16, 2019 10:40 AM CT | Published: September 15, 2019 4:00 AM CT Subscribers Only
<strong>Frances A. Tylavsky, a UTHSC professor of Preventative Medicine, has co-published a study that links women exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant and children with lower IQs. </strong>(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Frances A. Tylavsky, a UTHSC professor of Preventative Medicine, has co-published a study that links women exposed to high levels of air pollution while pregnant and children with lower IQs. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She’s lived and reported in the city more than two decades.


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