Air Quality and the Health Impacts on Children
Dr. Sarah Henderson is an environmental epidemiologist who specializes in public health and environmental exposure. In October 2012, Dr Henderson delivered a public lecture in Quesnel on Air Quality and the Health Impacts on Children. Sarah Henderson, children and air. This talk highlighted that although there are risks associated with living with high PM 2.5 (Quesnel) concentrations, that lifestyle choices are higher risks to long-term health impacts. Therefore, the importance of making healthy life style choices for adults, children and youth that live in urban areas where air pollution is present. Healthy lifestyle choices include not smoking, being active and maintaining a healthy body weight. Having optimal health is the best prevention.