Alberta wildfires

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Alberta wildfires

Adjunct Professor, School of Epidemiology & Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, and Part-time Professor, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences.

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Professor Lavigne was among the authors on an international study which found Canadians have the highest relative risk of respiratory mortality resulting from wildfire pollution. He can discuss:

  • The risks and consequences of smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning in Alberta for people exposed to them and beyond.
  • The impact of wildfires on health, including mental health.

Individual prevention measures during exposure to smoke