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The Wilderness Medical Society has published updated guidelines for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of exercise-associated hyponatremia.
Recommendations for prevention and treatment of frostbite from the Wilderness Medical Society.
Health impacts from climate change may include increased morbidity and mortality from worsening cardiopulmonary health, worsening allergies and infectious disease, heat-related illness, and risk of mental illness after extreme weather events. Find out ways to help protect your patients in a changing climate as well as the potential roles for family physicians to help reduce climate change.
Why is climate change a matter of such importance to us as health care professionals, and why must we act?
The sounds of alarm increasingly manifested across multiple sectors around the globe are warranted, and the science shows why.
Protracted exposure to radon is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Family physicians play a key role in informing patients about the health risks.
There is growing consensus that it is important to screen for social determinants of health in primary care and generate usable, actionable data to help physicians and practices build connections to community health resources.
Review the statistics of drowning incidents, how to improve the likelihood of successful resuscitation, and the most effective prevention strategies.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a polymerization agent used in the manufacturing of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. It is also an environmental endocrine disruptor with estrogen-like activity that may affect the development and health of those who are exposed.
Global warming will directly affect the health of our patients, communities, and planet; therefore, physicians and other health care professionals have a critical role in addressing the issue.