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Changement climatique et santé : prise de position de l’American College of Physicians* Volume 15, issue 5, September-October 2016

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* This news is based on the following article: Crowley R, for the Health and Public Comittee of the American College of Physicians.Climate change and health: a position paper of the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med 2016; 164: 608-10.doi: 10.7326/M15-2766

Although climate change is often considered an environmental, economic and political problem, it is also a huge health threat. Physicians and the broader global health care community therefore have an important role to play, according to the American College of Physicians in this position paper calling for immediate action.