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The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Crisis

A recent study published in Nature found that 37 percent of heat-related deaths are due to climate change. Dr. Renee Salas is seeing this in the emergency room of Massachusetts General Hospital. She's treating more and more patients for heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and intensified allergies. Today, she gives us a view into her work at the intersection of human health and climate change; plus, she envisions a new health care system that takes climate change into account.

The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Crisis

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Awe Appears To Be Awfully Beneficial

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When A City-Size Star Becomes A Black Hole's Lunch, The Universe Roils

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A Structural Engineer Explains How The Florida Condo Collapse Will Be Investigated

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Timothy Dominique, 62, lives in a donated RV parked next door to the family home where he was staying when Hurricane Laura hit Lake Charles last year. He says he received nothing from FEMA because he does not own the home and didn't have a formal rental agreement. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Why FEMA Aid Is Unavailable To Many Who Need It The Most

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Organic Chemistry Helped Me Embrace My Identities

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Correlation, Not Causation: Brood X Cicadas And Regional Bird Deaths

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Protecting The Immuno-Compromised Against COVID Could Be Key To Ending The Pandemic

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Patrick Doherty Inherited A Devastating Disease. A Breakthrough Stopped It

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News Brief: Condo Collapse, Infrastructure Plan, Gene-Editing Breakthrough

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Sylvia Earle: My Wish? To Protect Our Oceans

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How coastal conservation can save marine life and fishing practices

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What should you look for when shopping for seafood?

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