News from ACOI

Climate Change and the Effects on the Pulmonary System of Humans

Several different climate effects on the human pulmonary system are known and suspected to occur especially should we surpass 1.5C° of warming above the global average since 1850.

Climate Change and The Problem with Nephrology

Classically, nephrology isn’t about much more than problems of water and salt. The FFS part of nephrology is not so different than any other subspecialty. Except… Dialysis. Let’s face it, dialysis is what separates nephrology from the rest. This is about dialysis for ESRD, or as it is now called ESKD.

Climate Change: Impacts on Gender

March is Women’s Health Month. Understanding the unique effects of climate change on gender can help improve gender-based solutions to climate health equity.

Environmental Justice, Health Equity, and Climate Change

February is Black History Month. Environmental justice will be achieved when everyone enjoys the same degree of protection from environmental and health hazards, and equal access to the decision-making process to live, learn, and work in a healthy environment.

The Role of Healthcare in Climate Change

2023 was the warmest year on record in the United States and abroad. Climate change is already exacerbating existing health problems and leading to the emergence of new health threats.

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