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Changing Climate Conditions in Michigan Pose an Emerging Public Health Threat

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The following information was released by the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor:

Changing climate conditionsuincluding warmer temperatures and an increased frequency of heavy rainstormsurepresent "an emerging threat to public health in Michigan," according to a new report from university researchers and state health officials.

The report, "Michigan Climate and Health Profile Report 2015: Building resilience against climate effects on Michigan's health," was released today by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences Assessments Programua partnership between the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. …

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