Monthly Archives: March 2016

Allergists See Climate Change Affecting Their Patients

Consensus across numerous scientific studies shows that increased emissions of carbon dioxide contribute to the formation of ground level ozone and to increases in allergenic pollen production – both of which trigger asthma attacks and worsen allergic symptoms among the millions adults and children nationwide who are affected by asthma and/or seasonal allergic rhinitis. This mounting evidence…
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Allergies and Asthma: Insights on Climate and Health

Mounting evidence has been demonstrating the threats climate change poses to human health in the United States, particularly for vulnerable populations such as young children, the elderly, those living in poverty, and those whose health is already compromised by chronic conditions.  The most apparent and widespread impacts to human health at this time affect the…
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