Gavin Rienne

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Understanding poverty and children’s health before natural disasters strike

Preparing for and building back after natural disasters should not be a one-size-fits all approach.

Studying the relationship between natural disasters and community wellbeing and recovery has been my passion since my time coordinating medical relief efforts throughout Asia as a Navy servicemember in Japan.

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Entendiendo la pobreza y la salud de los niños antes de que ocurran los desastres naturales

Estudiar la relación entre los desastres naturales y el bienestar y la recuperación de las comunidades ha sido mi pasión desde que coordiné las labores de ayuda médica en toda Asia como miembro de la Marina en Japón.

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Op-ed: Arming doctors with knowledge about PFAS pollution

A new course and report on PFAS-related health effects can empower patients, promote life-saving screening and help tackle the continued devastating health effects of PFAS chemicals.

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Peter Dykstra: Public disservants

A quartet of Interior Secretaries who gave the rest a bad name.

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Evidence of PFAS in sanitary and incontinence pads

The findings come on the heels of other testing that found the forever chemicals in some popular tampons.

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Investigation: PFAS on our shelves and in our bodies

Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

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EU’s new climate change plan will cause biodiversity loss and deforestation: Analysis

In a plan full of sustainable efforts, the incentivizing of biomass burning has climate experts concerned.