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(UC Davis) – The recent wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Solano and Yuba counties have caused air quality to deteriorate throughout Northern California putting thousands of people at risk of potential health problems from the smoke. In this edition of Capital Public Radio’s Insight, host Beth Ruyak talks with California National Primate Research Center Core Scientist Kent Pinkerton about the effects of the wildfire smoke on the body and what you can do to protect yourself.