Heart disease remains the number one killer globally and in the United States. Experts from the Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research explain how studying the environment can help prevent and better treat cardiovascular disease
Climate change refers to the increase in air temperatures and changing weather patterns observed over the past several decades. The changing climate is impacting the health of people around the world in a myriad of ways.
A new peer-reviewed study in Nature Communications shows how pre-existing neighborhood social factors like housing, work, income, insurance help explain the higher rates of infection for COVID19 in communities of color.
Drs. Just and Sheffield discuss how air pollution and climate change are both the metaphoric storm clouds on the horizon and how the COVID-19 pandemic may have brought some unexpected silver linings to the public health efforts in this topic.