Most of us love to watch the fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night close to the warmth of a traditional bonfire.
Dr Keith Prowse, of the British Lung Foundation, says Bonfire Night and the next day are the peak days for asthma and admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Bonfires release tiny particles — smoke, wood, plastic — of whatever is being burned. If these get into the airways and lungs they can be hazardous, even life-threatening, especially for those with asthma and COPD
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