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WHO: Climate Change Brings New Health Threats

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Wednesday that major killer diseases will spread and health problems will worsen with climate change.   The WHO, which is holding the first global conference on health and climate in Geneva, urged nations to act quickly to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases, which lead to climate change.   Although some countries could see localized benefits from global warming -- cold countries could experience fewer winter deaths due to more...

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