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Wildfire smoke could send more seniors to the ER for heart, stroke issues

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Smoke from wildfires, particularly for people 65 and older, could cause an increase in emergency room visits for heart and brain-related issues, according to new research.

The study, published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association, was one of the most extensive of wildfire […]

April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Patients, Research, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Wildfire smoke could send more seniors to the ER for heart, stroke issues

Air pollution from wildfires may ignite heart hazards

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Air pollution from wildfires may increase risk for cardiac arrest and other acute heart problems, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

“While breathing wildfire smoke is linked to respiratory problems such as asthma, evidence of an association between wildfire smoke […]

July 15th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |2 Comments