Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure

Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure

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Wildfire smoke filled the sky in Seeley Lake, Mont. on Aug. 7, 2017. Weather effects concentrated the accumulating smoke, chronically exposing residents to harmful substances in the air.

Last summer’s wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.

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