FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Wildfire smoke may boost levels of dangerous ozone air pollution, researchers report.
Colorado State University scientists analyzed data collected over nearly 10 years at hundreds of air monitoring sites across the United States.
They found that ozone levels were higher on days when there was wildfire smoke in the air than on days without the smoke.
This association was particularly evident in certain areas, including the Northeast corridor, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Birmingham and Kansas City, according to the study published recently in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.Full Article
More than 67 million americans suffer from allergy symptoms, including hay fever. But, what is an allergy? What is an allergic reaction? What are common allergy symptoms? What allergy treatments are available?Full Article
Pollen is one of the most common allergens in the United States. Pollen is an airborne allergen, which is picked up and carried by the wind. Various trees, grasses and weeds create pollen, which can cause hay fever, irritate your eyes and skin.Full Article