The trouble with breathing Seattle's smoke-filled air

The smoke-filled air that has enveloped Seattle for several days makes breathing especially difficult for people with asthma and other lung conditions, says UW Medicine pulmonologist Joshua Benditt.

"I'm telling my patients to have their medications nearby, to make use of their rescue inhalers and not to exercise," he said.  

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