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Impact of climate change on mortality underlined by global study
by Tara Haelle

This is one of the largest studies ever to assess the health impact of inhalable particulate matter.

Other studies:

  • Vaping illness cases now over 150, CDC says
    Severe lung illness, possibly related to e-cigarette use in adolescents and young adults, has been reported in 16 states.
  • PTSD symptom reduction led to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
    Normalization of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and cortisol levels could be one mechanism behind the results.
  • HCV coinfection adds to cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected patients
    Hepatitis C virus and other infections were independently linked to the risk of having a cardiovascular event in HIV-infected patients.
  • Unsubsidized enrollees leaving insurance exchanges
    From 2017 to 2018, there were 47 states with declines in unsubsidized enrollment.
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