Woodsmoke Health Effects: A Review

  title={Woodsmoke Health Effects: A Review},
  author={L. Naeher and M. Brauer and M. Lipsett and J. Zelikoff and C. Simpson and J. Koenig and K. Smith},
  journal={Inhalation Toxicology},
  pages={106 - 67}
  • L. Naeher, M. Brauer, +4 authors K. Smith
  • Published 2007
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Inhalation Toxicology
  • The sentiment that woodsmoke, being a natural substance, must be benign to humans is still sometimes heard. It is now well established, however, that wood-burning stoves and fireplaces as well as wildland and agricultural fires emit significant quantities of known health-damaging pollutants, including several carcinogenic compounds. Two of the principal gaseous pollutants in woodsmoke, CO and NOx, add to the atmospheric levels of these regulated gases emitted by other combustion sources. Health… CONTINUE READING
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