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Health & Wellness

Less Nutritious Grains May Be In Our Future
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition, crops, foodstuffs, Climate Change, research )

Brian
- 76 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"The data come from experiments that have been set up to see how crops will perform as levels of carbon dioxide in the air soar past 500 parts per million. (The current level is around 400 ppm.)"
Add Newly Discovered Ancient Giant Viruses To List Of Pathogens Benefiting From Climate Change
Health & Wellness  (tags: Climate Change, Public Health, Virus, Disease )

Brian
- 143 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"With climate change warming the planet and taking the "perma" out of permafrost in many polar regions, scientists may begin to unearth more previously undiscovered viruses, not all of which will be as benign as this new one, dubbed Pithovirus sibericum."
Climate Change Rattles Mental Health of Inuit in Labrador
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL WARMING, investigation, protection, treatment, prevention, illness, mental health, Canada, Labrador )

Michael
- 197 days ago - cbc.ca
Researchers studying the mental health and well-being of Inuit populations in coastal Labrador say rising temperatures are having damaging psychological effects on people in traditional communities.
Coal's True Cost
Health & Wellness  (tags: coal, dirty energy, soot, fossil fuel, climate change, premature death, asthma, lung disease, cancer, heart disease, children, heightened mortality, pollution )

Brian
- 501 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved with the use of cleaner fuels, stricter emission standards and the installation and use of the technologies required to achieve substantial reductions in these pollutants."
What's Causing the West Nile Virus Outbreak?
Health & Wellness  (tags: climate change, biodiversity, illness, disease, health, environment, healthcare, investigation, protection, research, safety, prevention, risks, science, warning, medicine )

JL
- 650 days ago - motherjones.com
This year is one of the worst ever in the US for this mosquito-borne illness. Here are a few possible explanations.
Exotic Diseases From Warmer Climates Gain Foothold in U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: america, climate change, disease, environment, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, research, safety, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 783 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Climate change is helping make the U.S. more hospitable for diseases ranging from Chagas to dengue fever.
Harper Is Gambling Away Municipal Rights With EU Trade Deal,
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, climate change, environment, green jobs, local food movements, sustainability, water )

Julie
- 1147 days ago - canadians.org
Buy local policies will be banned by new rules which open up profit opportunities to multinational firms. CETA will compromise ethical or sustainable purchasing strategies and hinder services such as water, energy or transit remaining in public hands.
Can Condoms Combat Climate Change?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, environment, Climate Change, protection, humans, society, study, research, interesting )

Cal
- 1773 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Yes, and they should, argues an editorial in the new issue of the medical journal the Lancet. In addition to boosting the health, standard of living and human rights of women, encouraging the use of contraception also will help save the planet, the journa
Malaria and Dengue the Sting in Climate Change
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, climate change, health, humans, disease )

Cal
- 2075 days ago - reuters.com
Southeast Asia and South Pacific island nations face a growing threat from malaria and dengue fever as climate change spreads mosquitoes that carry the diseases and climate-change refugees start to migrate.
Wildlife Gives Early Warning of 'Deadly Dozen' Diseases Spread By Climate Change
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, climate change, investigation, health, warning, study, protection )

Cal
- 2112 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Ebola, cholera, plague and sleeping sickness were among those identified yesterday by veterinary scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) as spreading across the planet because of climate change. The scientists said that wildlife could give
Climate Change Seen Aiding Spread of Deadly Diseases
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, climate change, warning, study )

Cal
- 2119 days ago - reuters.com
A "deadly dozen" diseases ranging from avian flu to yellow fever are likely to spread more because of climate change, the Wildlife Conservation Society said
Ottawa Warned of Climate-Change Health Fallout
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Climate Change, humans, warning, study, government )

Cal
- 2192 days ago - thestar.com
A major report on climate change and health forecasts a higher risk of injuries, illnesses and stress-related disorders brought on by more frequent bouts of extreme weather.
WHO Faces Up to Climate Change in Sixtieth Anniversary Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: World Health Organisation, WHO, climate change, Second World War, AIDS, SARS, bird flu, public health, global warming, pollen seasons, malaria, cholera, malnutrition, heatstroke, allergies, heat waves, urban poor )

LL
- 2301 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Turning sixty is usually a time to start winding down and think of retirement, but the World Health Organisation is using this milestone as a spur to its greatest challenge yet--climate change. The WHO was born in the shadow of the Second World War on Apr
Asia Will Bear Brunt of Climate Change-Linked Deaths: WHO
Health & Wellness  (tags: Asia, Pacific, diseases, climate change, WHO, World Health, organisation, bird flu, malaria, diarrhoea, malnutrition, health crises, global warming )

LL
- 2302 days ago - news.yahoo.com
More than half the annual estimated 150,000 deaths linked to climate change will come from the Asia-Pacific region, officials at the World Health Organisation said Monday. Most of the fatalities will be the result of a greater incidence of diseases such
Climate Change Has Major Impact On Oceans
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, environment, climate change, oceans, marine life, research )


- 2345 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Climate change is rapidly transforming the world's oceans by increasing the temperature and acidity of seawater, and altering atmospheric and oceanic circulation, reported a panel of scientists at the American Association for the Advancement of Science
 

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