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Background: The frequency and intensity of wildfires is anticipated to increase as climate change creates longer, warmer, and drier seasons. Particulate matter (PM) from wildfire smoke has been linked to adverse respiratory and possibly cardiovascular...

Person: Hutchinson, Vargo, Milet, French, Billmire, Johnson, Hoshiko
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: The public health community readily recognizes flooding and wildfires as climate-related health hazards, but few studies quantify changes in risk of exposure, particularly for vulnerable children and older adults. Objectives: This study...

Person: Mills, Jones, Wobus, Ekstrom, Jantarasami, St. Juliana, Crimmins
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this review, we describe the current status of the literature regarding respiratory health related to wildfire smoke exposure, anticipated future impacts under a changing climate, and strategies to reduce respiratory health...

Person: Reid, Maestas
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this review, we describe the current status of the literature regarding respiratory health related to wildfire smoke exposure, anticipated future impacts under a changing climate, and strategies to reduce respiratory health...

Person: Reid, Maestas
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

[from the text] Wildfires are a growing threat to public health in the United States and around the world, as evidenced by the recent catastrophic fires in California, the Pacific Northwest, and Greece. Due to climate change, hotter and drier weather...

Person: Laumbach
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Large wildfires are an increasing threat to the western U.S. In the 2017 fire season, extensive wildfires occurred across the Pacific Northwest (PNW). To evaluate public health impacts of wildfire smoke, we integrated numerical simulations and...

Person: Zou, O'Neill, Larkin, Alvarado, Solomon, Mass, Liu, Odman, Shen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Wildfires and severe smoke can create dangerous conditions for people, especially those with chronic health conditions. Learn about current wildfires, wildfire smoke conditions, and what you can do to reduce the health effects of wildfire smoke.

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Year: 2012
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Background: As climate change is expected to result in more frequent, larger fires and associated smoke impacts, creating and sustaining wildfire smoke-resilient communities is an urgent public health priority. Following two summers of persistent and...

Person: Errett, Roop, Pendergrast, Kramer, Doubleday, Tran, Busch Isaksen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The western United States has experienced increasing wildfire activities, which have negative effects on human health. Epidemiological studies on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) from wildfires are limited by the lack of accurate high‐resolution PM2.5...

Person: Geng, McMurray, Tong, Fu, Hu, Lee, Meng, Chang
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Intense heating by wildfires can generate deep, smoke-infused thunderstorms, known as pyrocumulonimbus (pyroCb), which can release a large quantity of smoke particles above jet aircraft cruising altitudes. Injections of pyroCb smoke into the lower...

Person: Peterson, Campbell, Hyer, Fromm, Kablick, Cossuth, DeLand
Year: 2018
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES