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Alan Barreca Study Featured in Salon: How Climate Change is Causing More Premature Births

Research by Alan Barreca shows that extreme heat correlates with more premature births.  “We realized that the way people had worked at studying the health impacts of extreme heat in third trimester needed a new look,” Barreca told Salon. “So, we came up with an approach where we said, ‘OK, after an unseasonably hot day, how any more births do we see?’”