Medical Residents Learn To Treat The Growing Health Hazards Of Climate Change

A recent push, backed by the American Medical Association, has encouraged teaching medical students about health risks tied to a warming planet.

From heat-related illness to mosquito-borne infections, physicians are seeing the effects of a warming planet in the exam room. There’s a growing push to teach doctors-in-training how to respond.

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