Extreme heat’s impact on our health demands we take action July 24, 2023
Drs. Breck Lebegue, Chris Covert-Bowlds, and Michael Soman, Washington PSR | The Seattle Times
As physicians, we are concerned with the health impacts of the climate crisis, which are increasingly affecting our patients. The ravages of this crisis overwhelm our health care systems, create despair and hopelessness among our young, kill vulnerable elders, babies and outdoor workers without access to air conditioning, and send our children to emergency rooms and hospitals with wildfire-induced asthma.