Francesca Dominici on the Health Effects of Bushfires and Particulate Matter

A Health Report broadcast aired on ABC Radio National put the impacts of the recent bushfires in Australia into the context of an ongoing issue; the health impacts of air pollution. In … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici on the Health Effects of Bushfires and Particulate Matter”

Francesca Dominici Interview: Wildfire Health Impacts

As wildfires rage in California, what are the health impacts? Francesca Dominici, professor of biostatistics and co-director of the Harvard Data Science Initiative, and colleagues have studied the growing threat posed … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici Interview: Wildfire Health Impacts”

‘Smoke Waves’: Assessing the Public Health Threat from Wildfires

As wildfires increase in frequency and severity due to climate change, more communities are threatened by prolonged exposure to harmful levels of smoke.  To identify the areas at highest risk, … Continue reading “‘Smoke Waves’: Assessing the Public Health Threat from Wildfires”