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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
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...
Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Q&A with Truth Initiative CEO and president Robin Koval: Opioid education and prevention campaign

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA member Robin Koval, CEO and president of the Truth Initiative to discuss their new opioid campaign and the role of public health in reducing the epidemic.
Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Want healthier communities? Address social factors

Ceci Connolly discusses innovative initiatives launched by community health plans to address the social determinants of health.
Climate Change and Children’s Health

Climate Change and Children’s Health

The movement to address the effects of climate change on children
BE Active: Designing for Activity

BE Active: Designing for Activity

New CDC products support active communities
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School alumnae: Let’s prioritize mental health

Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumnae discuss their work to prioritize mental health at the March for our Lives, and lessons learned for public health.
NIH loan repayment programs invest in broadening the biomedical research workforce

NIH loan repayment programs invest in broadening the biomedical research workforce

National Institutes of Health Division of Loan Repayment Director Dr. Ericka Boone reports on opportunities for public health students through its programs.
Action planning for walkable environments

Action planning for walkable environments

Physical activity is key to improving health outcomes. APHA's Kate Robb reports on a recent effort to develop and implement plans for creating more walkable communities.
Public health agencies are key players in the climate fight

Public health agencies are key players in the climate fight

Climate and health adaptation plans in action
Climate changes tribal and indigenous health

Climate changes tribal and indigenous health

A look at priorities in tribal public health.
Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Q&A with the Oregon Health Authority: School-based health centers and health reform

Public Health Newswire asks the Oregon Health Authority about the role of school-based health centers in health reform.