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Spotlight: Meet Dr. Jennifer Caicedo

Clean air is a passion for Mothers & Others volunteer Dr. Jennifer Caicedo, a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Charlotte. She is featured in M&O’s Climate Change & Children’s Health, a webcast for health professionals.

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National Energy Awareness Month: Healthy Air for Healthy Kids

October is National Energy Awareness Month. Improvements in energy efficiency and switching to renewable energy sources will reduce dangerous air pollution and help prevent asthma attacks and premature deaths.

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Media: M&O Board Member Speaks Out on Climate Change

Dr. Anne Mellinger-Birdsong, pediatrician and M&O Board Member was quoted at the release of “A Health Professionals’ Declaration on Climate Change,” calling for swift action on climate change to protect public health.

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My Story: When We Have High Ozone Days, My Daughter Stays at Home

I have seen family members struggle to draw a breath, and just watching is painful. The incidence of respiratory illness is rising. What are we doing? It starts with a breath. Take a deep breath and start your part.

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Partner Spotlight: Emory School of Nursing Focuses on Children’s Environmental Health

M&O is honored to have The Emory School of Nursing represented on our Partnership Council. With the recent announcement of funding to create a children’s environmental health center at Emory, we wanted to learn more about the School and explore how their work complements Mothers & Others.

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News: New Report Underscores Health Benefits of Stronger Air Pollution Standards in Atlanta

Atlanta made the list of top cities with the most to gain from reducing ozone and particle pollution to these levels, according to the new “Health of the Air” report from the American Thoracic Society. More must be done to clean up the air that American families breathe.

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