Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy May Shorten Baby’s Life

A study found that pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollution gave birth to babies with shorter telomeres, a possible sign of premature aging and predictor of health problems. What do you think?

“I knew all that breathing my wife did in Lamaze class was a bad idea.”

Ryan Mikkelson • Magazine Circulator


“As an expectant mother, I’m grateful for any information that will make me as paranoid as possible.”

Megan Iscoe • River Dredger

“You have to admit, there’s nothing cuter than a teeny, tiny set of telomeres.”

Robert Scollins • Unemployed