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Earth Day Alert – Climate Change is Real, Duh

President Obama Discusses the Significant Role the Environment Plays in Public Health

President Obama and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss the impact of environmental factors on public health. Climate change affects issues ranging from allergies and asthma to injury and infectious illnesses. Obama references how pollution in 1979 Los Angeles prevented people from going for a run outdoors, as well as how a rising global temperature is a potential contributor to an increase in insect-borne diseases.

Watch the extended interview and read Dr. Gupta’s key takeaways from the interview by clicking here.