Board Meeting Health Updates

This page last reviewed August 3, 2017


The Air Resources Board staff provides monthly updates regarding the latest research findings on Health and Air Pollution. Presentations for past health updates are provided below. To receive an email notification of additions to this page please go to Join Any ARB Email List(s) and subscribe to the "healthup" list. An archive of the listserver notes can be found on : List Serve - Board Health Updates (healthup) page.


Thursday, April 27, 2017


Air Pollution and the Brain
Presentation 807KB-pdf

Thursday, June 25, 2015


Health Benefits of Physical Activity:  Implications for Sustainable Communities
Presentation 1,130KB-pdf

Thursday, April 24, 2014


Health Effects of Air Pollution Exposure
Presentation 2,245KB-pdf

Thursday, January 28, 2010


Characterization of Exposures to Vehicle-Related Pollutants Near Roadways
Presentation 496KB-pdf

Thursday, November 19, 2009


Health Impacts of Diesel PM: An Update
Citations and More Info
Presentation 196KB-pdf

Samet Presentation 1,555KB-pdf

Thursday, June 25, 2009


The Urban Environment and Health
Citations and More Info
Presentation 169KB-pdf

Thursday, May 28, 2009


Reductions in Fine Particulate Matter and Improvements in Life Expectancy
Citations and More Info
Presentation 169KB-pdf

Thursday, April 23, 2009


Asthma Onset and Exacerbation in Children Exposed to Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Citations and More Info
  Presentation 474KB-pdf

Thursday, March 26, 2009 - Sacramento


Air Pollution and Childhood Respiratory Allergies
Citations and More Info
  Presentation 474KB-pdf

Thursday, February 26, 2009 - Sacramento


Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Indicators of Adverse Health Effects in Adults with Heart Disease
Citations and More Info
  Presentation 726KB-pdf

Thursday, January 22, 2009 - Sacramento


The Potential Health Impacts Of Residential Wood Burning
Citations and More Info

Presentation 475KB-pdf  

Thursday, December 11, 2008 - Sacramento


Lung Cancer by Occupation in the U.S. Trucking Industry 
Citations and More Info

Presentation 310KB-pdf

Thursday, October 23, 2008 - Sacramento


The Effect of Prenatal and Early Childhood Exposure to Air Pollution on Lung Function in Asthmatic Children 
Citations and More Info

Presentation 406KB-pdf

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - Diamond Bar


Indoor Chemicals Linked to Respiratory and Allergic Effects in Children 
Citations and More Info

Presentation 140KB-pdf

Thursday, July 24, 2008 - Sacramento


Short-Term Health Effects Associated with Exposure to Air Pollution During Exercise
Citations and More Info

Presentation 343KB-pdf

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - Oakland


Effects on the Heart from PM Exposure and a Possible Role of Genetics
Citations and More Info

Presentation 80KB-pdf

Thursday, March 27, 2008 - Sacramento


Wildfire Smoke and Respiratory Symptoms in Children
Citations and More Info

Presentation 305KB-pdf

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - Sacramento


The Success of Air Pollution Controls Measured by Improvement in Air Quality and Health -- A 40th Anniversary Retrospective


Presentation 242KB-pdf

Thursday, January 24, 2008 - Sacramento


Health Effects by Occupation in the U.S. Trucking Industry
Citations and More Info

Presentation 792KB-pdf

Thursday, December 6, 2007 - El Monte


Chronic Air Pollution and Adverse Effects on the Brain: A Review
Citations and More Info

Presentation 153KB-pdf

Thursday, November 15, 2007 - Sacramento


Environmental Justice, Air Pollution, and Health
Citations and More Info

Presentation 144KB-pdf

Thursday, October 25, 2007 - Sacramento


Association between Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Adverse Health Effects in Adults
Citations and More Info

Presentation 173KB-pdf

Thursday, September 27, 2007 - SCAQMD District Office


Public Health and Improvement in Air Quality: The Contributions of Dr. Henry Gong

Presentation 120KB-pdf

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - Sacramento


Short-Term PM Exposure and Acute Heart Disease
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 149KB-pdf

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - Los Angeles


Influence of Genetic Variants on Ozone Responses of Asthmatic Children
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 102KB-pdf

Thursday, May 24, 2007 - San Diego


Women and Air Pollution Impacts
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 373KB-pdf

Thursday, April 26, 2007 - Sacramento


Health Impacts of Fine Particle Components in California
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 116KB-pdf

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - Sacramento


Health Effects Associated with Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 443KB-pdf

Thursday, February 22, 2007 - Sacramento


The Nitrogen Dioxide Standard More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 977KB-pdf

Thursday, January 25, 2007 - Sacramento


The Health Impacts of Coarse Particulate Matter
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 173KB-pdf

Thursday, December 7, 2006 - Bakersfield


Health Impacts of Air Pollution in the San Joaquin Valley
Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 82KB-pdf

Thursday, November 16, 2006 - San Francisco


Cancer Risk from Air Pollutants in a Population of Inner-City Teenagers Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 67KB-pdf

Thursday, October 19, 2006 - Sacramento


Air Pollution and Infant Mortality in California Citations and More Info   
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 1,258KB-pdf

Thursday, September 28, 2006 - Sacramento


Indoor Air Chemistry and Implications for Health Citations and More Info
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 274KB-pdf

Thursday, July 20, 2006 - Sacramento


Ultrafine Particle Research - ARB's Health and Exposure Research Program
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 212KB-pdf

Thursday, June 22, 2006 - SCAQMD District Office


Health Benefits of Reduction on Fine Particulate Matter
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 75KB-pdf

Thursday, May 25, 2006 - Sacramento


Actions to Address Indoor Ozone Generators ARB Ozone Generator Web Page
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 371KB-pdf

Thursday, April 20, 2006 - Long Beach


Nitrogen Dioxide Exposure Increases Allergic Asthmatic Responses
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 108KB-pdf

Thursday, March 23, 2006 - Sacramento


Spatial Analysis of Air Pollution and Mortality in Los Angeles
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 348KB-pdf

Thursday, February 23, 2006 - Sacramento


Childhood Asthma and Exposure to Traffic-Related Pollution
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 543KB-pdf

Thursday, December 8, 2005 - Sacramento


Results of a Study on the Long-Term Effects of Ambient PM on the Risk of Fatal Coronary Heart Disease
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 122KB-pdf

Thursday, November 17, 2005 - Sacramento


Ozone Exposure and Death: Results from Three Recently Published Meta-Analyses
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 177KB-pdf

Thursday, September 15, 2005 - South Coast AQMD


Air Pollution and Heart Disease in the Los Angeles Air Basin
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 177KB-pdf

Thursday, July 21, 2005 - Sacramento


Research Findings from the Southern California Particle Center and Supersite
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 153KB-pdf

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - Fresno


Studies of Health Impacts of Air Pollution in the San Joaquin Valley
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 106KB-pdf

Thursday, May 26, 2005 - Sacramento


Prenatal Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and the Development of Respiratory Symptoms in Young Infants
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 176KB-pdf

Thursday, March 17, 2005 - Sacramento


Ozone Exposure and Death - Two Studies in the United States and Europe
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 66KB-pdf

Thursday, February 24, 2005 - Sacramento


Association between Exposure to Traffic and Heart Disease
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 104KB-pdf

Thursday, January 20, 2005 - Sacramento


Indoor Ozone Generators Sold As Air Purifiers - Press Release
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 130KB-pdf More Information

Thursday, December 9, 2004 - Sacramento


Traffic-related Air Pollution near Busy Roads: The East Bay Children's Respiratory Health Study
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 208KB-pdf

Thursday, December 9, 2004 - Sacramento


The Importance of In-Vehicle Exposures
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 386KB-pdf

Thursday, November 18, 2004 - Sacramento


Recent California Studies on Indoor and Personal Exposure to Particulate Matter
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 79KB-pdf

Friday, October 29, 2004 - Sacramento


Children's Health Study: Latest Findings and Implications
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 340KB-pdf

Thursday, September 23, 2004 - Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles Airport


Impact of Climate Change on Public Health
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 601KB-pdf

Thursday, July 22, 2004 - Sacramento


Mechanisms of Particulate Toxicity: Findings from the Three-Campus Study
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 35KB-pdf

Thursday, June 24, 2004 - El Monte


Major Findings from the Children's Health Study
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 80KB-pdf

Thursday, May 20, 2004 - Sacramento


Particulate Air Pollution and Infant Mortality
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 64KB-pdf

Thursday, April 22, 2004 - Sacramento


Health Effects of Ozone Exposures on Asthmatic Children
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 10KB-pdf

Thursday, March 25, 2004 - Sacramento


Study of Health Effects of Toxic Air Pollutants on Asthmatic Children in Huntington Park
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 47KB-pdf

Thursday, February 26, 2004 - Sacramento


Cardiovascular Mortality and Possible Mechanistic Pathways of Disease
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 2,907KB-pdf

Thursday, January 22, 2004 - Sacramento


Intercontinental Pollutant Transport Impacts of "Background" PM in California
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 3,540KB-pdf

Thursday, December 11, 2003 - Sacramento


Quantifying the Health Benefits and Economic Value of Diesel Particulate Matter Control Measures
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 1,611KB-pdf

Thursday, November 20, 2003 - Sacramento


Results of the Children's School Bus Exposure Study
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 1,408KB-pdf

Thursday, October 23, 2003 - SCAQMD District Office - Diamond Bar


The Benefit of Avoiding School Absences Through Reduced Ozone
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 926KB-pdf

Thursday, September 25, 2003 - Sacramento


The Effect of Ozone on Asthma in Sensitive Individuals
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 1,678KB-pdf

Thursday, July 24, 2003 - Sacramento


Diesel Exhaust Particles: Potential Mechanisms for Cardiovascular Toxicity
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 83KB-pdf

Thursday, June 26, 2003 - Fresno


Particulate Air Pollution in the Central Valley: Effect on Cardiac and Respiratory Hospitalizations
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 74KB-pdf

Thursday, May 22, 2003 - Sacramento


Effect of Air Pollution Control on Hospital Admissions and Mortality
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 263KB-pdf

Thursday, April 24, 2003 - Sacramento


Effects of Ozone and Allergen Exposure on Allergic Asthmatics
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 26KB-pdf

Thursday, March 27, 2003 - Sacramento


Mortality and Indicators of Traffic-Related Air Pollution in the Netherlands
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 37KB-pdf

Friday, January 31, 2003 - Sacramento


Ultrafine Particulate Matter: Public Health Issues and Related Research
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 91KB-pdf

Thursday, December 12, 2002 - Sacramento


Potential Cardiovascular Effects of Ambient Fine and Ultrafine Particles
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 43KB-pdf

Thursday, October 24, 2002 - El Monte


Fresno Asthmatic Children's Environment Study (FACES) Update
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 96KB-pdf

Thursday, September 26, 2002 - Sacramento


The Southern California Children's Health Study: Recent Results
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 122KB-pdf

Thursday, July 25, 2002 - Sacramento


Repetitive Ozone Exposure
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 56KB-pdf

Thursday, May 16, 2002 - Sacramento


Long-Term Health Effects of PM2.5: Recent Findings
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 48KB-pdf

Thursday, April 25, 2002 - Sacramento


Air Pollution and Adverse Birth Outcomes: Three Recent California Studies
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 59KB-pdf

Thursday, March 21, 2002 - San Diego


Recent Study on Acute Exposure and Heart Disease
Board
Agenda
Summary
Presentation 57KB-pdf

Thursday, February 21, 2002 - Sacramento


Children's Health Study: Recent Findings
Board Agenda
Summary
Presentation 150KB-pdf

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