Published: Feb. 16, 2021

Findings from a first-of-its-kind study by Associate Dean and Professor of Economics Laura Argys show light pollution can increase the likelihood of preterm birth. She said, "We discovered that increased light pollution is linked to some pretty severe health challenges, In pregnant women, this includes a higher chance of delivering a baby with a reduced birth weight, a shortened gestational length, and an increase in preterm births. Argys collaborated with scientists at Lehigh University and Lafayette College to produce this study.

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