Climate and Health
By Lesa Walker, Texas Medicine September 2020 I am a public health physician and a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas School of Public Health. For almost 25 years, I served as medical director for the Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program at the Texas Department of State Health Services. The cover of the May 2020 edition of Texas Medicine caught my eye. It highlights the article by Sean Price, “The Temperature’s Rising – Preparing for the Health Effects of Climate Change.” I was so happy to see this article ...
Must-Read Op-Ed by Texas Physicians for Social Responsibility president, Dr. Mary Ann Gonzalez: "Regardless of political affiliation, all Texans want a safer and healthier state with a growing economy. And we have a chance to rebuild a better America than we had before, to save lives and create conditions in which all people can thrive." Read more here: https://www.star-telegram.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/other-voices/article244619062.html
Together, we can transform climate change from a politicized problem for polar bears into an opportunity to improve human health — and act to create a healthier, more just, and sustainable world.' Read more here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31340115/