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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know

September 9, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Free training for health professionals co-sponsored by PSR-Los Angeles.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th St, Keck Auditorium
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Climate Change is one of the greatest public health threats of the 21st century. As informed and trusted individuals, health professionals play a critical role in addressing the health impacts of climate change with patients, communities and public leaders. Please join PSR-LA and The California Climate and Health Partnership for "Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know". Training attendees will:

  • Learn about key health impacts from climate change, and co-benefit solutions for health and equity

  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for confronting climate change in the Los Angeles Region

  • Gain hands-on skill practice for media engagement and advocacy on climate and health issues

  • Have the opportunity to sign up for further action and support

This training is free and open to all health professionals, with options to attend full or half-day sessions. Breakfast, lunch, and follow up support for action are included at no additional cost. Hosted with generous support from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.

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