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By biking, walking, and rolling you are improving your physical and mental health and addressing one of the biggest contributors to climate change – emissions from transportation.  Greenhouse gas emissions contribute to our changing climate, resulting in increasing temperatures and extreme weather. ...
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Last week, we joined more than 70 health and medical groups to launch The Call to Action on Climate, Health and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda to protect the health and safety of all people in the U.S. From exposure to extreme weather ...
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Today the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) and Climate for Health announced that the Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice, and Health, a nurse-led initiative at MGH Institute of Health Professions graduate school in Boston, has become the first academic ...
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On Tuesday, June 11 Climate for Health co-hosted a live Tweetchat with Salud America! on the topic of air quality and pollution. We used the hashtag #SaludTues on Twitter to make the connections between air pollution, climate change, and our health and ...
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This July, the American Public Health Association is bringing students and early-career professionals from all over the country to Washington, D.C., to speak for health. We’ll be bringing this singular message to the Hill: climate change is the biggest threat ...
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Summer means playing outside, swimming at the pool, and, according to the American Lung Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, unique climate impacts to children. Allergies, asthma, heat-related illness, and bug bites that can lead to illnesses like Lyme ...
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Climate change is a health emergency and requires collaboration across sectors; from healthcare professionals to research scientists, from urban planners to nonprofit organizations, from seasoned experts to students and young people. Because environmental health professionals work directly with communities and ...
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I live in Washington, DC and every morning when I walk outside, there is a thin layer of pollen that has accumulated…everywhere! I have a little tingle in my throat and my eyes are itchy. I am not alone in my ...
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The Lancet, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical journals, published “A Call for Clinicians to Act on Planetary Health” on April 19, 2019, just ahead of Earth Day on April 22. This global call-to-action, led by the Planetary ...
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While climate change affects human health in various ways, certain populations, such as pregnant women, the developing fetus, and children are more vulnerable to climate-related health risks. Breathing unhealthy levels of air pollution and/or exposure to more extreme heat and ...

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