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Human Health Effects

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CDC—Heat-related Deaths

NOAA National Weather Service: Climate Prediction Center

NOAA, USGS: Climate change impacts to U.S. coasts threaten public health, safety and economy.
Select the link below to download the Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment report authored by leading scientists and experts, emphasizes the need for increased coordination and planning to ensure U.S. coastal communities are resilient against the effects of climate change.
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USGS: Central Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center

CBS News HealthWatch—Global Warming May Boost Deaths: Hotter Summers May Mean More Heat-related Deaths, Experts Predict

Climate Change Will Erode Foundations of Health, World Health Organization Warns

Study Links 'Smog' to Arctic Warming

Children at Increased Risk from Effects of Global Climate Change, Report Says

Most Health Department Directors See Climate Change as Looming Health Threat

The Impact of Global Warming on Health and Mortality: Causes of Cold-related and Heat-related Deaths


"Deadly Dozen" Diseases Could Stem from Global Warming


The Medical and Public Health Impacts of Global Warming


New Study Finds Heat-related Deaths to Increase with Global Warming

Scientists Concerned About Effects of Global Warming on Infectious Diseases

Web MD—Global Warming May Boost Deaths