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This disturbing map reveals how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in
Climate change lengthens summer months and makes them hotter and more humid. During these episodes, it’s more likely that people will suffer heat-related illness like heat stroke or dehydration. People most at risk include those who works outdoors, student athletes, pregnant women, and people without access to air conditioning.
Some medications, including antipsychotics, also interfere with our body’s natural ability to regulate its temperature, so people using these drugs are also at a heightened risk…
WATCH: UP Resilience Institute is Project NOAH’s new home
A few days before the country observes the National Disaster Consciousness Month in July, the University of the Philippines relaunched its Resilience Institute (UP-RI), showcasing the integration of Project National Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) as its flagship program.
“As a scientist who studies disasters, I’m aware of the importance of this day because I know that our problem regarding extreme weather will intensify in the next few years. Let’s unite, appreciate the importance of science and technology…
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