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Wildfire Smoke Hurts Heart, Not Just Lungs

Medical Team Looking at Xray Provider

In the April 2018 edition of the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), researchers shared their analysis of the 2015 wildfire season in California which showed that smoke exposure was associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ED visits for all adults, particularly for people over the age of 65. For more, read The Mercury News article. For study details, read the JAHA article.