Toxics and Health

Commentary: Health and Climate Connected

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 ...

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