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Millions may face protein deficiency as a result of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Boston, MA – If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5% of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other … Continue reading

Increasing risk over time of weather-related hazards to the European population: a data-driven prognostic study – The Lancet Planetary Health

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(17)30082-7 Summary Background The observed increase in the effects on human beings of weather-related disasters has been largely attributed to the rise in population exposed, with a possible influence of global warming. Yet, future risks of weather-related hazards on human … Continue reading

Europe heatwave sparks health warnings as temperatures soar – BBC News

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40825668 Parts of Europe are experiencing their most extreme heat in more than a decade as temperatures hit 44C (111F). Several countries have issued health warnings as this week’s record-breaking weather conditions continue to affect swathes of the continent. Sweltering … Continue reading

How Do Dairy Products Affect Our Health by Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., N.D.

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Public Health and Environmental Victory Over Trump’s EPA

Programming cell behaviour to enhance health and bypass disease | Jared Toettcher

World Economic Forum Published on Jul 26, 2017 Cells are like tiny, wet computers that we are only just beginning to understand and still have only rudimentary tools to program. Jared Toettcher, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, … Continue reading

Farmers Find Healthy Soils Make for Healthy Profits

VOA News Published on Jul 15, 2017 Take care of your soil, and your soil will take care of you. That’s the message agriculture experts have for farmers worldwide. They say farmers can halt the degradation of their land and … Continue reading

Climate Change: Health and Disease Threats | The Forum at HSPH

Harvard University Published on Dec 17, 2015 The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris has produced a landmark agreement to slow global warming. Among the conference’s discussions, though, the health impacts of climate change have featured less … Continue reading

Partnerships with Africa, public health formed agenda at G20 summit

CGTN Africa Published on Jul 10, 2017 The World Health Organization was invited to this year’s G20 Summit for the first time. It was also a first for the summit to list developing partnerships with Africa and public health on … Continue reading

Support Grows For Single-Payer Medicare-For-All Plan Instead of Massive Cuts to Healthcare