#EarthDay Archives - Truveta

Earth Day 2022: Climate Change is a Health Equity Issue

How does where you live impact your health? It’s a big question that requires an enormous amount of data – covering climate patterns, healthcare access, education quality, economic stability, hospital records and more. As we celebrate Earth Day today, we’re looking to shine a light on how much closer we are to answering this crucial … Continued

Truveta Insights: Do emergency department visits for asthma increase when the air quality index is high?

In recent years, the Northwest has experienced record-breaking air quality index (AQI) values from forest fires along the west coast of Canada and the United States. Dramatic headlines have highlighted the potentially hazardous connection between the fires, air quality, and our health. At the time some reports highlighted that breathing Seattle air was as bad … Continued