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Climate Changes Fetal Hearts

Warming temperatures have the potential to impact the health of unborn children: heat and high temperatures can also interfere with fetal heart development.

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Feeling Hot and Bothered

Heat waves may increase risk of suicide. Nick Obradovich and colleagues developed a method to quantify the influence of climate change on mental health.

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I Would if I Could: Bike Share

Better Bike Share Partnership increased access to bike share programs in low-income and underserved communities in six cities. This study assessed ongoing barriers to use in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn.

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Condom Nation

Cases of sexually transmitted infections are at record highs. Could a self-lubricating condom make sex safer and be fun to use?

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The 2 Degree Solution

What would it take for us to avoid a 2˚C increase in global temperature in the next 30 years? An energy policy firm tackles the question, modeling how current energy policies will impact future emissions.

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We DID Start the Fire

If our energy use increases at the current rate, dramatic temperature increases are predicted for US cities.

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The Problems with Plastics

As of 2017, the world has produced 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic. A report by Christopher Rhodes highlights five efforts to reduce plastic waste in our environment.

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Driving While Sleeping

Racial minorities are 2.4 times more likely to have sleepiness-related accidents than White drivers. Researchers studied the underlying personal and social health factors that influence drowsy driving.

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