Baby Sweetheart” by Nate Grigg licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

Source: US News

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, climate change and the resulting hotter temperatures could lead to 7,000 more cases of babies being born with congenital heart disease. For the study, researchers considered data on climate change from between the years of 1997 to 2007.

The report outlines that Arkansas, Texas, California, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia, New York and Utah will be the states most affected between 2025 and 2035.

Previous studies have shown that when pregnant individuals are exposed to extreme heat their newborns are at risk of developing certain heart defects.

Read Full Story: US News

 

Contact mOppenheimTV

video-banner-fpo
Thank you for your interest in mOppenheimTV. Do you have a question or comment about our programs or services? Please get in touch with us! We welcome any feedback you may have.

Your Name (required)

Your Organization (required)

Your Email (required)

Your Phone (required)

Subject (required) - check any that apply
INSIGHTNonprofit SpotlightPBS CollaborationExecutive SearchOther

Your Message

To submit, please enter the characters below into the bottom field:
[recaptcha class:mtv-recaptcha]

Climate Change and Extreme Heat Can Lead to 7,000 Cases of Heart Disease in Newborns

Environment, Health, News |