Changing climate conditions in Michigan pose a public health threat

A new report from U-M and state health officials indicates changing climate conditions, specifically the impact of heat stress, represents an emerging threat to public health.

The report highlights five climate-related health outcomes and will be used to improve health through a training program for Michigan’s community health workers.

“I’m particularly pleased that the report addresses the relationship between climate change, environmental and social factors,” said Marie O’Neill, U-M associate professor of environmental health sciences and epidemiology. “This is an important step in better understanding people at risk.”

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