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Title

How Wood Smoke Harms Your Health

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
91-br-023January 1992July 2012
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Author(s) Dahlgren, Duerr, Kadlec
Description This publication describes the health effects of wood smoke. It explains recent scientific studies indicating wood smoke can be as bad for health as cigarette smoke, and gives tips for minimizing your exposure.
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Keywords health, wood, wood smoke, smoke, pH, lead, air quality
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