Sunday, December 8

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study finds short-term stays in polluted cities negatively impact health

Visiting highly polluted cities even for a short time may impact your health, according to a new collaborative study between UCLA and Peking University. The researchers tracked health indicators of 26 healthy, nonsmoking Los Angeles residents before, during and after they spent 10 weeks in Beijing during the summers of 2014 and 2015, according to the study. Read more...

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Federal Food and Housing Association recalled romaine lettuce Tuesday. It has received  67 reports of E. coli infection nationwide. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Federal Food and Housing Association recalled romaine lettuce Tuesday. It has received  67 reports of E. coli infection nationwide. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A new exhibit at Powell's East Rotunda commemorates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and independence for Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. (Marilyn Chavez-Martinez/Daily Bruin senior staff)
A new exhibit at Powell's East Rotunda commemorates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and independence for Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. (Marilyn Chavez-Martinez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ten students received the UCLA Alumni Association's True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award for 2019. Each received a $5,000 scholarship in celebration of their volunteer and community service work during their time at UCLA. (Courtesy of Zain Delawalla/UCLA Alumni)
Ten students received the UCLA Alumni Association's True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award for 2019. Each received a $5,000 scholarship in celebration of their volunteer and community service work during their time at UCLA. (Courtesy of Zain Delawalla/UCLA Alumni)

(Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)
(Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

The Getty fire prompted emergency officials to close portions of the 405 Freeway on Monday afternoon, hindering students and other commuters from coming to campus. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
The Getty fire prompted emergency officials to close portions of the 405 Freeway on Monday afternoon, hindering students and other commuters from coming to campus. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

A residential suite was broken into at Hedrick Summit on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. while the residents were present, police said. The UCPD alert said they are looking for an Asian woman with black, wavy, shoulder-length hair. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)
A residential suite was broken into at Hedrick Summit on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. while the residents were present, police said. The UCPD alert said they are looking for an Asian woman with black, wavy, shoulder-length hair. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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