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Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

wlrn.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead, I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

wabe.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead, I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

kcur.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

kalw.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

wvpublic.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away

wnyc.org — · by Nancy Shute From I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.

Shots - Health News

npr.org — I stepped out my parents' front door last Thursday, expecting a typically glorious summer day in southern Oregon. Instead I was hit with acrid wood smoke that stung my eyes and throat. The air was thick with haze that obscured the mountains. I quickly retreated inside.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @ReportingHealth: RT @NPRHealth: Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away n.pr/1MRYgDn

Aug 26, 2015

via @nprnews: Wildfire Smoke Becomes The Health Threat That Won't Go Away in Western USA n.pr/1Jhf8Nz

Aug 26, 2015

RT @Zhirji28: "I hadn't seen 'code maroon' days, which is the most hazardous air quality, in years." npr.org/sections/healt…

Aug 26, 2015

NPR story from my hometown of Lewiston, Idaho on the enormous health threat from the wildfire smoke: npr.org/sections/healt…

How To Find A Food Desert Near You

npr.org — Want to know where you can't buy fresh, healthful food? The USDA has the map for you. The feds' new Food Access Research Atlas lets you find out just where it's difficult to buy broccoli or bananas in counties across the U.S. Forget walking to the store in St.

Leprosy From An Armadillo? That's An Unlikely Peccadillo

kcur.org — Armadillos. Leprosy. Florida. It's hard to ignore news reports that fit all three words in the first sentence. So when we heard that state health officials in Florida have reported nine people with leprosy and suggested that people avoid armadillos, we here at Team Shots just had to check it out.

Leprosy From An Armadillo? That's An Unlikely Peccadillo

wvpublic.org — Armadillos. Leprosy. Florida. It's hard to ignore news reports that fit all three words in the first sentence. So when we heard that state health officials in Florida have reported nine people with leprosy and suggested that people avoid armadillos, we here at Team Shots just had to check it out.
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