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Are wood-burning fireplaces bad for the environment?

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  • AMehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered

    Though heating home with a wood fire seems more romantic than a Shakespearean poet, wood smoke is much more carcinogenic than cigarette smoke and a contributor to particle pollution in neighborhoods.

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