Search results for "Climate Change"
ACP updates climate change toolkit
The Climate Change and Health Action Plan includes an updated overview, as well as a PowerPoint presentation for chapter meetings, grand rounds, and other educational opportunities and regional talking points for discussing how climate change impacts health in each region of the U.S.
17 Oct 2017
Congress passes historic health, climate change legislation
The Inflation Reduction Act allows Medicare to negotiate some prescription drug prices for the first time and includes provisions for climate change.
1 Oct 2022
New ACP paper calls for policies to improve environmental health for all
The College's latest position paper broadens recommended policy actions on the climate crisis to include a wider array of environmental exposures that impact human health.
25 Oct 2022
Clearing the air about climate change
Climate change is a public health issue, and physicians should be aware of the potential medical consequences and be able to communicate those to patients.
1 Sep 2016
Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jan 2023
ACP calls for urgent action on climate change
Among 5 recommendations is encouragement for physicians to become educated about climate change, its effect on human health, and how to respond to future challenges.
19 Apr 2016
New year, new chances to advocate for physicians, patients
ACP played an essential role in several important health policy wins for physicians and their patients in 2022.
1 Jan 2023
Contraceptive counseling, provision increases use, reduces unintended pregnancy
A review and meta-analysis looked at 38 randomized controlled trials that compared interventions providing enhanced contraceptive counseling, contraceptives, or both versus usual care or an active control.
24 May 2022
Climate change and consultation training
Readers weigh in on climate change and the best way to prepare med students as future consultants.
1 Jan 2017
Climate change and clinical practice
This issue covers such topics as how internists can address climate health issues in their practice, what internists can do for patients with fibromyalgia, and how to identify and manage resistant hypertension.
1 Sep 2016