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FACT SHEET: What Climate Change Means for Your Health and Family

04/04/2016

"Obama Administration Releases Scientific Assessment on Impact of Climate Change to Human Health in the United States

Today, delivering on another commitment in the President’s Climate Action Plan, the Obama Administration released a new final report called The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment, which significantly advances what we know about the impacts of climate change on public health, and the confidence with which we know it."

White House Says Climate Change Will Damage Public Health

04/04/2016

"Climate change will contribute to a wide array of public health issues in the United States in the coming decades, including everything from the spread of vector borne illness to the diminished nutritional content of food, according to a new White House report.

The report, the product of a three-year collaboration between a number of federal agencies, suggests that extreme heat alone will drive more than 11,000 additional deaths in the summer of 2030 and 27,000 additional deaths in the summer of 2100, barring an accelerated effort to address climate change."

The White House Hosts a Forum on Combating Antibiotic Resistance

06/02/2015

The White House hosted a forum on combating drug-resistant bacteria and enhancing good antibiotic stewardship.

White House Plan to Combat and Prevent Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

03/27/2015

Summary: The Administration is releasing the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (NAP). The NAP outlines a whole-of-government approach over the next five years targeted at addressing the threat of drug-resistant bacteria.

New Executive Actions to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Protect Public Health

09/18/2014

Summary: The Obama administration announces a comprehensive set of new federal actions to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and protect public health.

Executive Order to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

PCAST Releases New Report on Combating Antibiotic Resistance

09/18/2014

Summary: Today, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report, Combating Antibiotic Resistance. The report was released simultaneously with a National Strategy on Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria as well as with a Presidential Executive Order, emphasizing to the Nation the importance of addressing this growing challenge.

REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON COMBATING ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

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