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A public health disaster in Puerto Rico

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Congress Spars on Healthcare, Unites to Fund War

Published on Sep 20, 2017 TheRealNews As Republicans attempt a last-ditch repeal of Obamacare, Democrats have joined them to overwhelmingly pass massive spending on the military and war. We speak to economist Dean Baker

How Climate Change Is Turning Healthy Vegetables Into Junk Food

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Texas: Floods pose serious health hazards in oil-and-gas centre

Published on Aug 31, 2017 Al Jazeera English The flooded petro-chemical plant in Texas that released large amounts of toxins into the air after explosions is just one of many hazards the state’s Gulf coast faces after tropical storm Harvey. … Continue reading

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