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Aboriginal Leaders Are Warning of the Mental Health Cost of Climate Change in the North
Health & Wellness  (tags: First Nations, Canada, Inuit, climate change, health impact, social problems, depression, risks )

Evelyn
- 143 days ago - thestar.com
First Nations and Inuit communities in the North are coping with growing despair over climate change, a problem observers are connecting to mental health and social problems.
Wildfire Smoke Can Increase Risk Of Heart Disease, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: Air Pollution, Climate Change, Disease, Wildfires )

Judy
- 374 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The findings are especially worrisome as heavy smoke generated from wildfires in Alaska and Canada continues to drift southward
Warming Planet Threatens More and Possibly Deadlier Pathogens, Warns Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, climate change, pathogens, epidemics )

Freya
- 522 days ago - commondreams.org
New research claims to upend previous understanding of how parasites that may carry infectious diseases are adapting to changing temperatures.
Worried About Ebola? The Climate Poses a Bigger Danger to Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: British Medical, Journal, world, environment, Ebola, climate change, health, humans, news, research, risks, warning )

Carrie
- 660 days ago - alternet.org
Ebola may be more dramatic, but climate change is a bigger threat to public health. That's the conclusion of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, publishing since 1840. This week it ran an editorial calling on...
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
- 925 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.
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
- 1377 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
- 1510 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
- 1874 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
- 2501 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
- 2803 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
- 2839 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
- 2846 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
- 2920 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
- 3029 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
- 3029 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
 

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