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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.
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