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Preventing harm from injuries and violence: a public health priority

Preventing harm from injuries and violence: a public health priority

The injury and violence prevention section, in the July issue of The Nation’s Health, covers a wide variety of topics and highlights efforts across the country to keep people safe.

July 20 news: Tobacco subverts policy, heat wave dangers, OB-GYN shortage

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, July 20, 2017.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Building transformational resilience for climate change

Building transformational resilience for climate change

Preparing for the personal mental health impacts of a warming world.
Climate changes mental health

Climate changes mental health

Mental health professionals are seeing a range of psychiatric disorders emerge from climate change stress.
Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Crystal clear: Assuring our water is safe

Newly updated resource brings water safety to the forefront of public health.
Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

A look at how building design with a focus on resilience and sustainability can help reduce mental distress.
Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Get ready to batten down the hatches! The Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1, is expected to be above normal. Find out what that means and who's at risk in this latest entry from APHA's Get Ready Blog.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

Cities are combating climate change through concerted initiatives between residents and local governments. Learn more from this story as reported in The Nation's Health.
New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.
APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

APHA: CBO score again confirms House health plan is deeply flawed

Nonpartisan analysis from the Congressional Budget Office released today shows that 14 million Americans next year and 23 million by 2026 would lose health insurance under the American Health Care Act.