Rob McConnell

USC's Keck School of Medicine

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Professor at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine and co-principal investigator at the Community Intervention Project on Childhood Asthma

Rob McConnell on KCRW

Years of drought don’t just make for more heat and less water. They also mean a setback in one of California’s longest running battles -- the fight against air pollution and smog.

Drought, Smog, Health Effects and Housing

Years of drought don’t just make for more heat and less water. They also mean a setback in one of California’s longest running battles -- the fight against air pollution and smog.

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