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10 Tips for Staying Healthy During Wildfires: ATS Recommendations

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This past weekend brought fierce Santa Ana Winds to Southern California that are expected to last all week. As of this writing, major fires are burning in Ventura County and other areas within Los Angeles County. The South Coast Air Quality Management District lists the following areas of direct smoke impacts: ftp://ftp.aqmd.gov/pub/globalist/Advisory2.pdf

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Wildfires Pose Great Threat to Health, Burden on Economy, and Long-Term Impact on Environment

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California's Vulnerability to Wildfire Fed by Climate Change

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Disaster Research Experts Available to Discuss Evacuations and Other Aspects of Southern California Fires

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U Researcher Available to Give Insight Into Wildfire Warnings and Evacuation Decisions

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Firefighters at Risk: The Importance of Maintaining Exercise for Health and Fitness

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Exposure to Wildfire Smoke In Utero Lowers Birthweight: @UNLV Study

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Economics researchers capitalize on the dynamics of wildfires to prove infants’ proximity to smoke pollution while in utero affects birthweight.

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WashU Experts: Wildfire Research

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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How Will the Nor Cal Wildfires Affect California’s Wine Industry?

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Experts at Fresno State and Sonoma State are still assessing the impact of the recent fires. So far, winemakers at both campuses see a healthy picture for the state and wine lovers alike.







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