Rise in ED visits for heart attacks, strokes linked to wildfire smoke

From Becker’s:

Wildfire smoke exposure was linked to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular emergency department visits for U.S. adults, especially adults 65 years and over, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

In 2015, researchers conducted a population‐based epidemiologic analysis of daily cardiovascular and cerebrovascular ED visits and wildfire smoke exposure in eight California air basins.

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