Wildfire smoke drives a rise in ER visits, up to a point

As the intensity of wildfires increase across North America—so do their impacts on our health. Exposure to high levels of smoke can trigger asthma and heart attacks in the short-term, then elevate COPD or take years off ...


New research shows wildfire smoke impacts on the brain

Smoke from the massive wildfires still burning in northern Canada has cast a pall over much of North America this summer, leading to health concerns for older people and those with chronic respiratory conditions.

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