Examining association between wildfire air pollution, clinic visits for Eczema, itch

What The Study Did: Researchers looked at whether short-term exposure to air pollution from a 2018 California wildfire was associated with changes in the number of clinic visits for eczema or itch and medications prescribed for eczema.

Authors: Maria L. Wei, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0179)

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JAMA Dermatology