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Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Climate and health leaders walk the walk in Washington

Health professionals and organizations gather for action on climate and health.

April 23 news: Measles outbreak, Medicaid expansion, poor dental care for disabilities, mentally ill homeless

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, April 23, 2019.
NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

NPHW guest blog: Action and leadership on climate change and health

APHA's Surili Patel discusses the important work being done to address the threat of climate change as part of today's National Public Health Week observance.
Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

Climate-Ready: CDC grantees talk community climate solutions

APHA's Surili Sutaria Patel reports on the recent CDC National Center for Environmental Health gathering of Climate-Ready States and Cities Initiative grantees.
“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

“Don’t Shoot” student music video debuts

APHA helps students deal with and speak out against gun violence.
Are we protecting our children?

Are we protecting our children?

APHA's Surili Patel discusses an upcoming report and webinar that will spotlight the Association's soon-to-be-released national review of environmental health services and protections for children.
APHA Press releases Certified in Public Health Exam Review Guide

APHA Press releases Certified in Public Health Exam Review Guide

New review guide helps professionals prepare for certification in public health.
Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature

Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature

Helping children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives

Dec. 19 news: Health care roundup, climate change and care, gun deaths, location and life expectancy

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2018.
Lancet Countdown report tracks progress on health and climate change

Lancet Countdown report tracks progress on health and climate change

A new global report -- and its companion U.S. brief co-published with APHA -- underscores connection between climate change and health and outlines recommendations for action.
Partnering for environmental health equity: ‘Science is a tool for the people’

Partnering for environmental health equity: ‘Science is a tool for the people’

Partnerships are key to identifying environmental injustices and advancing the science necessary to protect vulnerable communities.
Getting the lead out: Finding, replacing the nation’s lead service lines

Getting the lead out: Finding, replacing the nation’s lead service lines

A Tuesday Annual Meeting session highlighted the successes and challenges of protecting drinking water from lead contamination.