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Health Care Leaders Tackle Boston’s Extreme Weather Readiness and Mitigation Through ‘Resilience 2.0’

Health care institutions and the communities they serve are intimately interconnected. At no time is this connection more critical than during and after extreme weather events, from heat waves to… Read More
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Environmental Health Hero Award

The Environmental Health Hero Award recognizes individuals whose achievements have both deepened our understanding of the critical links between health and the environment and have catalyzed tangible policy or research… Read More
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Charlotte Brody Award

Created in honor of a lifelong advocate for social change, the Charlotte Brody Award recognizes nurses who go beyond everyday nursing endeavors to proactively promote and protect environmental health and… Read More
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Stephanie Davis Waste Reduction and Pollution Prevention Award and Scholarship

The Stephanie C. Davis Waste Reduction and Pollution Prevention Award and Scholarship provides an enduring tribute to a tireless champion of the movement to green health care by reducing waste… Read More
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CleanMed 2017

An internationally recognized activist working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy and food systems is the keynote speaker for CleanMed 2017. Winona LaDuke lives and works on the White… Read More
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Boston-Area Partnership Leads to Largest-Ever Renewable Energy Project in U.S.

Boston Medical Center (BMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation have formed an alliance to purchase electricity from a large new solar power installation, adding… Read More
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Research Shows OR Waste-Prevention Strategies Add Up

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Neurosurgery studied 58 neurosurgery procedures and found that each case wasted up to $968 in unused disposable surgical supplies, totaling… Read More
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CleanMed Europe 2016 Focuses on Food, Pharma

Two hundred fifty participants from 26 countries and five continents convened during CleanMed Europe 2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 19–21, to discuss and plan strategies around sustainable health care, including… Read More
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HealthPartners Joins the Health Care Climate Council

Displaying continued commitment to the health of its patients, members, colleagues and communities, HealthPartners has signed on as the newest member of the U.S. Health Care Climate Council. Based in… Read More
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Will Vendors Meet the Call for Sustainable Meat and Poultry?

Nine major U.S. health systems, supported by a network of thousands of health care facilities across the United States, are calling on food producers and manufacturers to meet the growing… Read More
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