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Physical and mental health impacts of poor air quality

Greenwood Fire on Friday, August 20. Photo courtesy of US Forest Service
Greenwood Fire on Friday, August 20. Photo courtesy of US Forest Service

As the Greenwood Fire and other fires continue, there may be health impacts (such as smog) that will impact local residents and nearby communities. Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni , an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, joined Brian to talk about the impacts of poor air quality as well as the intersection of climate change and health.

WTIP's The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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