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Protecting Children’s Health

Protecting Children’s Health

October 11 is Children’s Environmental Health Day
New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

New voices: Millennials and the future of public health

The de Beaumont Foundation is looking forward to a lively panel discussion on millennials in the public health workforce at the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo in November. Here's our preview!
Global climate action: A public health imperative

Global climate action: A public health imperative

Highlights from the Global Climate and Health Forum
CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

CPH credential helps workers stay informed, competitive

A new report from The Nation's Health shows how students and current practitioners have been working to become certified in public health to remain up to date on developments in the field.

Public health steps up to curb rising suicide rates

Public health leaders are looking to resources to better prepare workers and communities in light of research showing growing suicide rates. Learn more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Complete streets promoting health equity in communities

Complete streets promoting health equity in communities

A “complete streets” approach ensures that mobility conditions are met for all, making for more liveable communities. Read more in this report from The Nation's Health.
Making the health and transportation connection

Making the health and transportation connection

New Stories from the Field highlight cross-sector partnerships.
APHA's Benjamin among 100 most influential in health care

APHA’s Benjamin among 100 most influential in health care

Modern Healthcare again named APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, among the 100 most influential people in health care.
Academic health department partnerships boost training

Academic health department partnerships boost training

Every year, more than 200 college students rotate through Tennessee’s Knox County Health Department hoping to put their classroom learning into practice. According to The Nation's Health, it is one of dozens across the country and follows a long tradition of public health-academia partnerships.
APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

APHA 2018 will wrap with focus on women’s health imperatives

Learn about speakers and this year's Annual Meeting's closing general session, Dying Too Soon: A Look at Women’s Health.
Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: "Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide"

Q&A with Dr. Gregory Kearney: “Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide”

“Environmental Public Health: The Practitioner’s Guide,” written by APHA members Paul Knechtges, PhD, REHS, Gregory Kearney, DrPH, MPH, REHS, and Beth Resnick, DrPH, MPH, covers the spectrum of topics that fall under environmental health, serving as a guide to new environmental health practitioners and seasoned public health professionals alike. Public Health Newswire spoke to author...

Public health working to fight misinformation through trust, relationships: Facts not enough

Despite best public health efforts, misinformation about health can spread wildly — often faster than factual information. Learn how building trust and relationships can help in this story reported in The Nation's Health.