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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Clinical Implications of Climate Change on US Emergency Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities

The adverse influences of climate change are manifesting as health burdens relevant to clinical practice, affecting the very underpinnings of health and stressing the health care system. Emergency medicine is....

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The Climate Crisis and Clinical Practice

A wave of heat hit us as we opened the door, like we were in the Sahara Desert!” Sweat was beading on the forehead of the emergency medical technician as....

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