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Climate Change Poses Challenges To Global Health, Study Says

News outlets discuss a new study showing how climate change might affect global health.

HealthDay: Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
“Coupled with worldwide marches demanding action on climate change, a new study warns that rising temperatures and altered weather patterns in the United States may soon exacerbate many existing health risks…” (Thompson, 9/22).

TIME: 6 Ways Climate Change is Making Us Sick
“Just a day after the People’s Climate March, one of the largest international environmental marches, a new analysis of 56 studies on climate change-related health problems shows that increasingly, global temperatures and severe weather events will continue to have a major impact on global health…” (Sifferlin, 9/22).

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