Environmental Impact on the Lung


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In this episode, Dr. Sumita Khatri, vice chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Respiratory Institute and director of the Asthma Center, discusses the multitude of factors that can impact a patient’s lung heath, including climate change, particle matter pollution, ozone, proximity to urban heat islands and traffic, as well as occupational influencers like farming and agricultural work. Dr. Khatri urges physicians to become more knowledgeable about these factors and their impact and make it part of the conversation with patients.

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