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Hospitals Save Lives and Money by Investing in Climate Resilience
Posted On: December 6, 2017
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Preparing for Extreme Weather Provides Significant Financial Benefit, Says New ReportIn the wake of costly storms and wildfires in 2017, health care leaders can safeguard lives and their organization's financial viability by investing in climate...

250 pediatric care products contain chemicals of concern
Posted On: December 8, 2017
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Many products used in pediatric care still contain chemicals of concern, according to a new analysis of chemicals in over 250 products commonly found in pediatric patient rooms.Clean Production Action’s analysis found 45 percent of the products...

Safer Chemicals Policy Watch: November 2017
Posted On: November 8, 2017
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-Trump’s pick for EPA safety chief argued kids are less sensitive to toxins advanced by the Senate Environment Committee on Oct. 25, Trump’s appointee for the high-ranking EPA role has a controversial history as a consultant producing...

Hospitals are cooking up change by growing their own produce
Posted On: October 31, 2017
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There is an increasing trend in hospital farms. Twenty-six percent of Practice Greenhealth members including Boston Medical Center and Seattle Children's Hospital are growing farms or gardens on campus.

Health Care Climate Council to brief Congress on climate and health
Posted On: October 24, 2017
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The Health Care Climate Council will visit Capitol Hill Nov. 2 to deliver its first briefing to Congress. Hospital leaders from across the country will meet with members of Congress and their staffs to share how the U.S. health care sector is...

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