(HealthDay News) -- When a wildfire burns nearby, gases and fine particles fill the air. This pollution can irritate your eyes and lungs, and worsen chronic diseases such as asthma.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these suggestions for dealing with smoke from a nearby wildfire:
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