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2022-07-15 environmental-sustainability environment-and-health
Boston GlobeJuly | 15 | 2022

Massachusetts Hospitals Are Joining the Climate Fight

Health care organizations here and across the country are working to decrease their environmental footprint.

Research Coverage

Browse recent research studies and perspective articles executed by teams of medical professionals that include clinicians from the Center for the Environment and Health.

Doctors Could Prescribe Greener (and Probably Fewer) Drugs

In this op ed, Dr. Armand explains the downstream environmental consequences of pharmaceuticals and what is needed so that physicians and consumers can make better choices.

Quantity and Characteristics of Waste at a Level I Trauma Center

In this study, a team of researchers examined U.S. emergency department (ED) waste management and shared their findings.

Mitigating Climate-Driven Atlantic Hurricanes and COVID-19 Transmission

A team of clinicians discuss how health care providers and public health professionals must create solutions to prepare for increased rates of hurricane-related injury and mortality during COVID-19.

The Climate-Smart Emergency Department: A Primer

A team of health care professionals provide a guide for how to build a sustainable health care practices and climate-smart emergency departments.