Smoky Skies Are The New Normal. Are They Making Us Sick?
There is a lack of data and information on the long term health effects of wildfire smoke. Particulate matter in the forest fire smoke is what's most concerning. the tiny particiles can be inhaled deep into a person'slungs and the bloodstream.There, the particles can harm a person's respiratory and cardiovascular systems, increasing the risk of heart attack, stroke and infection. NPR