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How I Met My Latest “Climate Crush”…Ed Begley, Jr. at the APHA Annual Meeting

One night a few weeks ago, I was preparing to depart for Chicago for four days of nearly 24/7 public health events. I had just changed out of my Halloween costume, packed my toothbrush, set my alarm for 5 a.m., and started counting Z’s, when my cell phone lit up. On the line was ecoAmerica […]

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Why Doctors Are Making a Connection Between Climate Change and Health

From family doctors to the Surgeon General, more and more medical practitioners are making the same diagnosis: climate change is bad for your health. Doctors are seeing an increase in respiratory ailments, cardiovascular disease, and heat-related deaths.   The cure? Cutting carbon pollution. According to a new study from researchers at Harvard and Syracuse, if […]

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