WEB EXTRA: Climate change is a top health threat to children, pediatricians say

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS/CBS) – Pediatricians say that they are seeing the impacts of climate change in children already, such as asthma, allergies and premature birth.

The American Academy of Pediatrics says that climate change is one of the top threats to children in the world.

Conditions such as pollution-triggered asthma and heat illnesses are worsening due to climate change.

Watch the video above to see how American doctors are responding to the crisis.

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