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Lancet Countdown: U.S. brief shows how climate change is impacting Americans and urges response from health care
Posted On: November 29, 2018
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Companion brief to annual Lancet Countdown report highlights the most nationally relevant findings to call attention to threats and opportunities climate change poses for health in the United States.

Pediatrician’s biocentric mindset shapes career path
Posted On: November 16, 2018
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Whether strolling by the riverside or wandering in the woods, Dr. Melissa Pavelack has always sought solace in nature.

Announcing the Healthy Flooring Initiative
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Posted On: November 15, 2018
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Patients and staff are exposed to chemicals from hospital flooring, many of which have a negative impact on individual and public health and the environment. New criteria and environmental attributes offer healthy flooring options.

Clinicians rally against antibiotics in agriculture
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Posted On: November 14, 2018
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Medical professionals are sounding the alarm about antibiotic resistance and the need to reduce antibiotic use in human health care and food animal production.

‘Moving to renewable energy is the biggest health intervention we can make’
Posted On: November 9, 2018
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Michael Levitin reports on how the US health care industry is tackling its own emissions and helping cities become more resilient to climate change.

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