November 24, 2015

Healthy Community




  • Climate Change and Health
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    Climate Change and Health

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Increasing levels of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere—what we used to call global warming but now call climate change—are likely contributing to the extreme weather of recent years. And this affects our health.

  • Infectious Disease: Past & Future
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    Infectious Disease: Past & Future

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    By looking back at 2013, can we learn anything about what to expect going forward in the realm of infectious diseases? In spite of newly emerging diseases like MERS and influenza H7N9, we continue to make progress with our vaccines and therapies.

  • Smokeless Tobacco Dangers
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    Smokeless Tobacco Dangers

    by David Tuller, DrPH

    While the rate of cigarette smoking among working-age adults in the U.S. fell between 2005 and 2010, the rate of those using smokeless tobacco did not. And these products have their dangers.