The far-reaching consequences of woodsmoke pollution – HCN

Most of us like the smell of wood smoke. However, the health effects have long been known to be hazardous to our health. Here’s a new update on the issue from the High Country News. They reprinted it from Undark.

…within months of moving in, she noticed grey smoke billowing from the chimney of the house next door. Next, she says, came the sore throats, headaches, and tight lungs.

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