All articles related to "climate change":

Summer drought may be preview of extreme weather cycles

Drought conditions in parts of Massachusetts and other Northeast states are likely to be repeated in future years as climate change hastens extreme weather cycles, in which dry periods become drier and wet periods wetter, according to experts.

How our environment impacts reproductive health

Carmen Messerlian, assistant professor of environmental reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology, studies how the world around us—everything from chemical exposures to trauma to climate change—can affect reproductive health and development.

Some medications may increase sensitivity to heat, sun

As the U.S. experiences more days of extreme heat, researchers caution that certain medications—such as antidepressants, antihistamines, high blood pressure drugs, and overactive-bladder treatments—can increase an individual’s likelihood of developing a heat-related illness.

Preparing for the next pandemic

Karl Lauterbach, Germany’s federal minister of health, discussed the G7 Pact for Pandemic Readiness at a Harvard Chan School seminar.

The dangers of extreme heat

Extreme heat—the kind that baked the U.S. and other parts of the world in mid-July—poses grave health risks, according to Aaron Bernstein of Harvard Chan School.