Net zero healthcare: a call for clinician action

Health professionals are well positioned to effect change by reshaping individual practice, influencing healthcare organisations, and setting clinical standards, argue Dr. Jodi Sherman and colleagues. Achieving net zero emissions in healthcare....

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Proposed Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies Related to Climate Change: Guidance for OEM Professionals

September 2021 – Volume 63 – Issue 9 Climate change is an urgent challenge amplified by socioeconomic factors that demands thoughtful public health responses from OEM professionals. This guidance statement....

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Pediatric societies’ declaration on responding to the impact of climate change on children

A declaration on responding to the impact of climate change on children was drafted by the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health and subsequently revised and adopted by....

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Environmental Racism and Climate Change — Missed Diagnoses

Environmental racism and climate change are complex, interconnected, system-level challenges. For busy health professionals, it may seem overwhelming to consider tackling challenges that often seem peripheral to clinical practice. Yet....

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Heat Safety in the Workplace: Modified Delphi Consensus to Establish Strategies and Resources to Protect the US Workers

Workers who experience heat stress on the job are at greater risk for heat-related injuries, illnesses, and productivity losses. This document was created to present effective heat safety recommendations to....

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Advocacy messages about climate and health are more effective when they include information about risks, solutions, and a normative appeal: Evidence from a conjoint experiment

Previous research has shown that providing information about the health consequences of climate change can increase climate change issue engagement and support for mitigation policies. Here, we extend that research....

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Views of health professionals on climate change and health: a multinational survey study

Climate change arguably represents one of the greatest global health threats of our time. Health professionals can advocate for global efforts to reduce emissions and protect people from climate change;....

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Wildfires, Global Climate Change, and Human Health

The world has already observed many devastating effects of human-induced climate change. A vivid manifestation is the several large wildfires that have occurred recently — in some cases, fires of unprecedented....

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A pathway to net zero emissions for healthcare

The healthcare sector has a profound responsibility and opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to limit the widespread health harms of climate change. Renee N Salas and colleagues chart a....

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A pledge for planetary health to unite health professionals in the Anthropocene

Health professionals are among the most trusted members of society. We believe that to sustain this trust in the Anthropocene, health professionals need to expand the interpretation of primum non....

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Climate Change and the Practice of Medicine

Including content on climate change and its effect on health in residency education will better prepare doctors to deliver anticipatory guidance to at-risk patients, manage those experiencing climate-related health effects,....

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Association Between Plant and Animal Protein Intake and Overall and Cause-Specific Mortality

Key Points Question: Does an association exist between dietary protein choice, particularly from various food sources, and long-term overall mortality or cause-specific mortality in the US population? Findings: In this cohort of....

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