Wildfire smoke associated with more ER visits for heart, stroke ailments among seniors — ScienceDaily

Smoke from wildfires may send people — particularly seniors — to hospital emergency rooms (ERs) with heart, stroke-related complaints, according to new research in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Previous studies have shown that wildfire smoke exacerbates respiratory conditions but yielded inconsistent […]