Hispanic health disparities after a flood disaster: Results of a population-based survey of individuals experiencing home site damage in El Paso (Texas, USA)

In 2006, El Paso County, a predominantly Hispanic urban area, was affected by a flood disaster; 1,500 homes were damaged. We assessed the health impacts of the disaster upon 475 individuals whose homes....

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Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet

Slowing Global Warming: Benefits for Patients and the Planet

  Global warming is an occurrence that is well documented, with average global surface temperatures now 1.5°F (0.83°C) higher than at the start of the industrial revolution.  Since the 1970s,....

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Global Climate Change and Infectious Diseases

The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen ended on December 18 without passage of a binding resolution for tackling global climate change. With the debate over U.S. health....

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