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260 Articles Matching "climate"

With climate change, what will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Within your child or grandchild's lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, it's going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities....
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On Capitol Hill, new calls for rapid action on climate change

Feb 07, 2019 , CNN Health
President Donald Trump did not mention climate change or any efforts to help the environment during his State of the Union address Tuesday, but members of the US House of Representatives held two hearings Wednesday on Capitol Hill to take a closer look at the threat of climate change....
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Climate change will even change the color of the oceans, study says

Feb 05, 2019 , CNN Health
The ocean will not look the same color in the future. It won't turn pink or anything radically different; the change will be more apparent through optic sensors than though the human eye. But it serves as an early warning sign that global warming is significantly altering the planet's ecosystems, according to a new study....
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Are Forests Now Playing a Role in Pollution?

Feb 02, 2019 , WebMD
Human activities, such as fire suppression, fertilizer use and climate change, are causing forest populations to shift from stands of trees that do not emit these gases to those that do, said study leader Jonathan...
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Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: Study

Feb 02, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Could Bring More Infant Heart Defects: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2019 12:00:00...
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Climate change could hurt babies' hearts

Jan 31, 2019 , CNN Health
Heat and pregnancy do not mix. High temps don't just make a pregnant woman uncomfortable, the heat can actually hurt the health of her baby -- and with climate change, this will probably become a bigger problem....
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Study: Heart Birth Defects Up with Climate Change

Jan 31, 2019 , WebMD
While previous research linked heat exposure among pregnant women to heart defects in their newborns, the causes remain...
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With The World Facing Multiple Epidemics Of Obesity, Climate Change And Hunger, Experts Suggest Tackling The Three Together

Jan 30, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The three problems are so interwoven that the only way to stave off global catastrophe is by addressing at least two of them -- and ideally all of them -- at once. However, to do so would require an ambitious restructuring of economic incentives that drive the production and marketing of food. Meanwhile, consumers can't rely on food labels to alert them to what allergens are in a...
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To fix climate change, fix the obesity and starvation epidemics, reports say

Jan 28, 2019 , CNN Health
The world needs to come up with solutions to fight three interrelated pandemics -- obesity, starvation and climate change -- and it needs to do it fast before the planet is "burning," according to a report released Sunday in the Lancet....
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Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: Study

Jan 27, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Climate Change Could Alter Proportion of Male/Female Babies: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2019 12:00:00...
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Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns

Jan 27, 2019 , CNN Health
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests....
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Study: Lower-Carbon Diets Aren't Just Good For The Planet, They're Also Healthier

Jan 26, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new Tulane University study examining the carbon footprint of what more than 16,000 Americans eat in a day has good news for environmentally conscious consumers— diets that are more climate-friendly are also healthier. The research, which is published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition......
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Causation Or Correlation?: ‘Strong Evidence’ Of A Link Between Gum Disease And Alzheimer’s Discovered

Jan 26, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The research found that bacteria associated with gum disease was also in 96 percent of the brains of people with Alzheimer's used in the study. But more research will need to be done to determine exactly what role it plays in the progression of the disease. In other public health news: transgender students, sleep, the Doomsday clock, Photoshopping, paid parental leave, climate change, and...
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There Is No Debate, Virtual Reality IS A Viable Tool For Enterprise

Jan 26, 2019 , Forbes
In the current climate of constant technological advancement and economic uncertainty, organizations need to find new ways to drive efficiency. VR is working - it is already revolutionizing workflows and saving businesses money by improving...
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There Were Horrified Researchers Who Knew About Scientist’s Embryo Gene-Editing Plans, But They Had Nowhere To Turn

Jan 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The gene-editing work conducted on human embryos by one person sent shockwaves through the field. Although researchers don't agree what the next steps forward should be, most say there needs to be something done to stop rogue scientists. In other public health news: the flu, medical tourism, spinal fractures, blood pressure medication, climate change, and...
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Superbugs 'as big a global threat as climate change and warfare'

Jan 25, 2019 , CNN Health
Drug-resistant superbugs are as big a threat to the world as climate change or wars, Britain's Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned during a speech at Davos in which he unveiled a five-year action plan for the UK, and a 20-year vision, to tackle the threat of antimicrobial resistance by 2040....
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Record number of Americans 'very worried' about climate change, report finds

Jan 24, 2019 , CNN Health
More Americans now say that climate change is a real threat to themselves and others, following a trend of mounting public concern around global warming....
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Climate change will affect the ratio of male-to-female newborns, scientists say

Jan 24, 2019 , CNN Health
Global warming will have a variety of effects on our planet, yet it may also directly impact our human biology, research suggests....
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Climate change: Do you know the basics?

Jan 24, 2019 , CNN Health
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'The only thing we can do is adapt': Greenland ice melt reaches 'tipping point'

Jan 23, 2019 , CNN Health
Climate change is causing Greenland's massive ice sheets to melt much faster than previously thought, a new study has found, and it may be "too late" to do anything about it....
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