CA to study the effect of global warming on public health
Friday, August 4, 2006
The study is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It will project how rising temperatures could increase the number of heat-caused fatalities and illnesses such as asthma, heat stroke and heart attacks in the decades to come.
The study is believed to be the first to examine the relationship between global warming and emergency-room visits.
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