Wood burning fireplaces may be as harmful as cigarettes.

From NIH.gov:

The sentiment that woodsmoke, being a natural substance, must be benign to humans is still sometimes heard. It is now well established, however, that wood-burning stoves and fireplaces as well as wildland and agricultural fires emit significant quantities of known health-damaging pollutants, including several carcinogenic compounds.


05. February 2012 by ximfinity
Categories: Interesting Things | 1 comment

One Comment

  1. Would have never thought but kinda a “duh” moment. Like, no, this smoke is from Woooooood. Woood is safe. Woood is our friend.

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