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Doctors Demand Lawmakers Take Action to Address Climate Change

Public News Service

Dr. Eve Shapiro, a Tucson pediatrician and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, said she’s alarmed at the effects Arizona’s climate extremes are having on her young patients. “Climate change is causing – well, we call it ‘climate chaos,'” said Shapiro. “Greater extremes in temperature and weather events. Here in Arizona, our heat this summer broke all records. In these conditions, it can have a serious health impact.”

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