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Human Health Perspective on Climate Change: A Report Outlining the Research Needs on the Human Health Effects of Climate Change   [open pdf - 3MB]

"The purpose of this paper is to identify research needs for all aspects of the research-to-decision making pathway that will help us understand and mitigate the health effects of climate change, as well as ensure that we choose the healthiest and most efficient approaches to climate change adaptation." This paper is organized into 11 broad human health categories and the ways in which they are affected by climate change: Asthma, Respiratory Allergies, and Airway Diseases, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, Foodborne Diseases and Nutrition, Heart-Related Morbidity and Mortality, Human Developmental Effects, Mental Health and Stress-Related Disorders, Neurological Diseases and Disorders, Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases, Waterborne Diseases, and Weather-Related Morbidity and Mortality.

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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/
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