Forest fires, Smoke, Asthma and your health
The work was done by the BC Centre for Disease Control, which found a link between wildfire smoke and breathing problems, in particular Asthma.
Past research data came from hospitals and emergency rooms, but the latest study measures the impact of smoke in a different way.
Doctor Catherine Elliott, an epidemiologist with the BC Centre for Disease Control says it gives us a clearer picture of the health issues created by forest fire smoke.
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