HealthDay News via U.S. News & World Report – Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate Change
Climate change is already harming people’s health by promoting illnesses linked to warmer temperatures and changing weather patterns, a leading group of U.S. doctors says in a new position paper.
As a result, the American College of Physicians (ACP) is calling for “aggressive, concerted” action to fight climate change by curbing man-made greenhouse gas emissions.

Kaiser Health News – Study: Medicaid Expansion Encourages More Poor Adults To Get Health Care
In states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, low-income adults were more likely to see a doctor, stay overnight in a hospital and receive their first diagnoses of diabetes and high cholesterol, according to a study published Monday.
Yet researchers found no improvement in adults’ own assessments of their health, a conclusion echoed by similar studies, the authors wrote in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

TIME – SPF 30 Sunscreen May Cut Cancer Risk by 80%
If you aren’t a regular sunscreen user, you may want to think twice and lather up when you go outside this summer; a new study found that applying sunscreen drastically reduces the risk of skin cancer.
The latest research out of Ohio State University, which was done on mice, showed that when SPF 30 sunscreen was applied prior to UVB exposure, it significantly reduced the risk of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer.