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Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health this month focuses on transportation and healthy community design. Learn how architecture is working to promote health.
APHA marches for science

APHA marches for science

APHA members, APHA Affiliates and public health supporters joined the throngs of evidence-based enthusiasts on Earth Day for the March for Science.
Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Creating a healthier, cleaner transportation system

Guest bloggers from the Natural Resources Defense Council discuss the role of transportation in health as part of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health.
APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

APHA celebrates Earth Day in more than one way

With Earth Day and the March for Science slated for Saturday, Surili Patel discusses the significance of APHA's Year of Climate Change and Health and activities for April.
CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation's Ed Hunter

CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation’s Ed Hunter

APHA chats with de Beaumont Foundation President and CEO Ed Hunter on the foundation's new CityHealth initiative and it's impact on public health.
APHA joins March for Science

APHA joins March for Science

In an era when science is under attack, APHA is stepping up to its defense. Literally.
Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Resolutions introduced in Congress to mark National Public Health Week

Public health has been spotlighted all week from schools and businesses to town halls and libraries as part of National Public Health Week. The celebration even made it to Capitol Hill.
Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students celebrate National Public Health Week

Public health students rallied on campus and in the community this week to celebrate National Public Health Week.
Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

Planners, designers join with public health to promote healthy communities

A new collaboration announced yesterday as part of National Public Health Week brings new energy to the goal of creating healthy communities.
It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s National Public Health Week! How to join the celebration

It’s that time of year again where we celebrate the remarkable role public health plays in improving people’s lives and the health of our communities.

March 24 news: House to vote on ACA repeal, ACA repeal would mean cuts to public health funding, Explaining ‘essential health benefits’

Check out today's public health news for Friday, March 24, 2017.

March 22 news: Gun violence costs US $730 million a year, Autistic kids 40 times more likely to die from injury, House rushes to health bill vote

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, March 22, 2017.