The extreme heat wave that recently boiled Canada is just a preview of what the future holds in store. It's high time we began preparing for dangerous heat in the future. Here are some ways we can start.
The government agency CIHR released two documents meant to address issues important to the health of Canadians and direct research toward them. But both are unforgivably ignorant of the importance of the ecological determinants of health.
Almost 9 million deaths worldwide are attributed to the effects of air pollution on diseases such as diabetes, stroke, lung disease and heart disease. Now, there is increasing evidence of the relationship between air pollution and COVID-19.
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