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Boston Medical Center joins Health Care Climate Council
Health Care Climate Council
Posted On: June 22, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: climate, health care climate council, Boston Medical Center

Displaying continued commitment to the health of its patients, colleagues, and community, Boston Medical Center has signed on as the newest member of the Health Care Climate Council. Established by Health Care Without Harm, the Health Care...

Statement on Report Showing Risks of Antimicrobials to Environment and Human Health
Posted On: June 20, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: safer chemicals, triclosan, triclocarban, antimicrobials

A scientific consensus statement published in Environmental Health Perspectives concludes that commonly used chemicals meant to kill germs have concerning implications for human health and the environment.

Health Care Leaders Denounce Paris Withdrawal
Posted On: June 8, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Climate Change and Health, paris agreement

U.S. health care systems, associations, and clinicians from across the country join the growing chorus of voices expressing dismay at the president’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

Trump Withdraws, Health Care Must Now Lead
Posted On: June 1, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: paris agreement, climate and health

As an organization committed to promoting the health of people and the environment, Health Care Without Harm disagrees in the strongest possible terms with President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the global Paris Agreement.

Wisconsin Hospitals Want More Local Food For Patients' Plates
Posted On: June 6, 2017
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  • US & Canada
  • Tags: HCWH US and Canada, Healthy Food in Health Care, Local food and ag

[Wisconsin Public Radio] Hospital food, once the butt of jokes, is changing. Some Wisconsin hospitals are aiming to serve food as fresh and appetizing as a meal cooked at home or in a decent restaurant.

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