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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.
USDA study: Healthier school meals linked to better daily diets

USDA study: Healthier school meals linked to better daily diets

Researchers find that new school meal standards are resulting in improved nutrition without raising costs.
Equity and the built environment: ‘Meet at the intersection of design and health’

Equity and the built environment: ‘Meet at the intersection of design and health’

Panelists from the planning, landscape, architecture, affordable housing and parks sectors spoke to a packed room of public health professionals.
APHA announces new Center for Climate, Health and Equity

APHA announces new Center for Climate, Health and Equity

Yesterday, at a small networking reception during APHA's Annual Meeting, Association leaders made a big announcement: APHA will soon launch a new Center for Climate, Health and Equity.
Namaste!: Stay well at the APHA Annual Meeting

Namaste!: Stay well at the APHA Annual Meeting

While APHA Annual Meeting attendees are working hard to improve the public’s health, APHA is looking out for the health and well-being of public health practitioners.
Protecting Children’s Health

Protecting Children’s Health

October 11 is Children’s Environmental Health Day
Global climate action: A public health imperative

Global climate action: A public health imperative

Highlights from the Global Climate and Health Forum
Addressing climate-related health inequity

Addressing climate-related health inequity

A new report helps local health departments provide effective and inclusive care.
Making the health and transportation connection

Making the health and transportation connection

New Stories from the Field highlight cross-sector partnerships.
It's time for local health departments to act on climate change

It’s time for local health departments to act on climate change

Climate Change, Health and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments
Climate change and children’s health

Climate change and children’s health

The movement to address the effects of climate change on children