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Tag: Health
  1. Nuclear test on Bikini atoll in 1954.

    Smoke from nuclear war would devastate ozone layer, alter climate

    The massive columns of smoke generated by a nuclear war would alter the world’s climate for years and devastate the ozone layer, endangering both human health and food supplies, new research shows.

    • Climate

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  2. NASA satellite image of ozone over Arctic in October 2021

    Protecting the ozone layer is delivering vast health benefits

    International agreements to protect the ozone layer have been so successful that they will prevent an estimated 443 million cases of skin cancer and 63 million cataract cases for people born in the United States through the end of this century, according to new research.

    • Air Quality,
    • Climate

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  3. Man in car gets his temperature checked

    Heat-related symptoms affected one-quarter of Americans during summer of 2020

    More than one-quarter of the U.S. population suffered from exposure to extreme heat during the pandemic summer of 2020, surveys show.

    • Climate,
    • Weather

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  4. Summer sun over city

    Scientists develop new method to estimate exposure to indoor heat

    An interdisciplinary team of scientists has developed an innovative method to estimate the health risks of older adults who spend time in hot indoor settings.

    • Climate

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  5. Survey: Indigenous populations face unique COVID-19 risks

    The Rising Voices Center has identified research topics that are important for better understanding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Native Peoples.

    • Climate

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