Tag Archives: climate

Climate change could raise risk of congenital heart defects

(Reuters Health) – More babies could be born with heart defects in the future as global warming puts pregnant women at greater risk of exposure to dangerously high temperatures, new research suggests. FILE PHOTO: Children cool off in fountains as a summer heatwave with high temperatures continues in Paris, France, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau… Read More »

Climate change will have dire consequences for US, federal report concludes

The federally mandated study was supposed to come out in December but was released by the Trump administration on Friday, at a time when many Americans are on a long holiday weekend, distracted by family and shopping. David Easterling, director of the Technical Support Unit at the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, emphasized that… Read More »

Editorial: Climate change and the immigrant caravan's impact 
on healthcare

The caravan of Central American migrants making 
its way north may well determine the future of 
healthcare in America. If enough voters are swayed by President Donald Trump’s demagogic demonization of those unfortunate souls—this year’s October surprise—the Republicans will retain control of Congress and the protections and insurance expansion contained in the Affordable Care Act… Read More »