By Cara Murez
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) — How close a person lives to a major road could have an impact on their eczema risk.
New research suggests that folks who live farther from one are less likely to develop the skin condition.
A 13-year medical chart review focused on patients in Denver, from infants to age 18.
Those with eczema were compared to an equal-sized control group of patients without the condition. In all, the study included more than 14,000 children.
The researchers calculated the distance from their homes to a road with annual traffic of more than 10,000…