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posted 11/19/2021
I set out to learn whether smoke from distant wildfires made childhood asthma worse. Turns out, the problem was closer to home.
posted 12/01/2020
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and a summer of wildfire smoke, children living in East and West Oakland had a hard time breathing.

Sara Kassabian's Blog

I set out to learn whether smoke from distant wildfires made childhood asthma worse. Turns out,... more »
posted 11/19/21
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic and a summer of wildfire smoke, children living in East and... more »
posted 12/01/20

Sara Kassabian's Work

Families, health and housing experts, and tenants’ attorneys say improving housing conditions is an uphill battle.
For years, East Oakland residents were told the air they breathe is safe. New data suggests that’s not actually the case.