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News at the CEH
Learn about the impact of extreme heat, risk factors, signs and symptoms, treatment options, and ways to prevent a heat-related illness.
Mass General Center for the Environment and Health Hosts Workshops to Keep Communities Safe in the Summer Heat
This summer, Haines is partnering with Communities Responding to Extreme Weather (CREW) of Cambridge to host three free workshops to address these disparities and provide attendees with the tools and knowledge they need to stay safe during extreme heat events.
Sustainability in Medicine: Improving Value and Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Healthcare Delivery
In this webinar, Dr. Cassandra Thiel provides an overview of the emerging field of “clinical sustainability” and what it means for healthcare to achieve zero greenhouse gas emissions.
"Traffic-related Air Pollution" followed by "Effects of Nuclear Weapons and Avenues for Clinician Advocacy"
In this webinar, Drs. Carlos A. Camargo and Joseph Hodgkin cover research and insights into traffic-related air pollution and childhood health, as well as the medical and humanitarian effects of nuclear weapons and avenues for clinician advocacy.
Making Every Day Earth Day at the MGH. Making Every Day Earth Day at the MGH. When Earth Day comes around each spring, people often look to the “three Rs” for ways to help the environment – reduce, reuse and recycle. Climate experts emphasize
The Plastic Pandemic: How COVID-19 Impacted Plastic Waste Production. The Plastic Pandemic: How COVID-19 Impacted Plastic Waste Production. The MGH Institute of Health Professions Center for Climate Change, Climate Justice and Health hosted its
In this webinar, Samuel Myers, MD, MPH, spoke about the field and framework of planetary health, exploring how rapid degradation of Earth’s natural systems is impacting human health.
Celebrating the Holidays Sustainably. Celebrating the Holidays Sustainably. While the holiday season is often called “the most wonderful time of the year,” it can also be one of the most wasteful. Between packaging, gift wrap and holiday cards,
Mitigating Anesthesia’s Impact on the Environment. Mitigating Anesthesia’s Impact on the Environment. About the Event This webinar provided a presentation of factors within the practice of anesthesia that impact the environment and the