Cooking with Wood May Cause Lung Damage (image) Radiological Society of North America Share Print E-Mail Caption Kitchen location showing the cooking stove and wood fuels used; there is a lack of sufficient ventilation to clear the smoke by-products from biomass fuel use. Credit Radiological Society of North America Usage Restrictions May use with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.