Articles Tagged with “ENVIRONMENT”

Can encounters with nature be healing? Family physician Melissa Lem thinks they should be part of the medical toolkit.

Satellite data can be used to assess the health impact of dust storms and the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. Additional applications could be on the horizon.

Climate change becomes a flashpoint for a new generation of physician activists.

A new technology quickly spreads genetic mutations in the wild. Who will keep it from getting out of hand?

Warming temperatures may be causing a global wave of kidney disease.

More than half of infectious diseases pass through animals first. A strain on their natural habitats may be making these ailments more dangerous.

Eric Chivian, founder of the Center for Health and the Global Environment, worries that some medical mysteries may remain forever unsolved as a result of global climate change.