A wildfire spreading down a mountain.

Air Pollution Risks: Exploring Links Between Wildfires, Farming, and Increased Dementia Cases

Increasingly, evidence shows exposure to air pollution makes the brain susceptible to dementia.

No amount of air pollution is good for the brain, but wildfires and the emissions resulting from agriculture and farming in particular may pose especially toxic threats to cognitive health, according to new research published in JAMA Internal Medicine from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.