Climate Change to Cause More Kidney Stones in East Bay, Scientists Say

As if we did not have enough to worry about, a coalition of groups including the American Medical Association and Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment, announced at a meeting in Washington this week that an unanticipated result of climate change is a likely increase in the incidence of kidney stones in many areas of the country, including Northern California. The groups met to press for curbs on carbon emissions and called on President Obama and lawmakers to incorporate health effects into considerations on tackling climate change .

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