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First-of-its-kind study links wildfire smoke to skin disease

First-of-its-kind study links wildfire smoke to skin disease

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https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/04/21/first-of-its-kind-study-links-wildfire-smoke-to-skin-disease/

Wildfire smoke can trigger a host of respiratory and cardiovascular symptoms, ranging from a runny nose and cough to a potentially life-threatening heart attack or stroke. A new study suggests that the dangers posed by wildfire smoke may also extend to the largest organ in the human body and our first line of defense against outside threat: the skin.