Perhaps having kids cooking with gas is not such a good idea after all.

TreeHugger has noted before that there are piles of peer reviewed research showing how bad cooking with gas is for your health. Here is yet another study that looked at damp housing, gas stoves, and the burden of childhood asthma in Australia.

The researchers found that 38.2 percent of Australian houses have natural gas stoves. Population Attributable Fractions (PAF) are the number of cases of a disease or condition that can be attributed to a particular source; Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY) are the loss of a “healthy” year of life.


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