Health Effects of Wildfire Smoke and Ash: Lessons from California Podcast and Commentary Available

Medscape has published a podcast examining the health effects of exposure to smoke and ash following the devastating California wildfires of 2017. The podcast features Dr. Robert Glatter, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Northwell Health and attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, and Dr. John Balmes, professor of medicine at University of California San Francisco and attending physician in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. The podcast examines both the acute and long-term effects of smoke on respiratory and cardiac health.

To listen to the podcast, click here.

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