CHILD HEALTH

ADDRESSING YOUTH SUBSTANCE USE AT THE COUNTY LEVEL, three schoolchildren climbing stairs

Prevention / Child Health


Addressing youth substance use
by

Louise Dettman

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November 01, 2019

A look at what works to reduce alcohol, tobacco and drug use.
Tia Taylor Williams

Guest Post / Child Health


Children’s Environmental Health Day: it’s time to join forces
by

Louise Dettman

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October 10, 2019

Let’s work together to create environments where all children can thrive.
boy drinking from water fountain

Child Health / Environment / Words from Members


It is past time to act on the science to prevent childhood cancer
by

David Fouse

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May 15, 2019

In the absence of governmental action to protect children, there are steps we can take to minimize harmful exposures and reduce risks for kid
Surili Patel

Child Health / Environment / All Things APHA


Are we protecting our children?
by

Louise Dettman

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February 19, 2019

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.
toddler boys playing in stream

Child Health / Environment / All Things APHA / The Nation's Health


Information on environmental health services for kids can be hard for parents to find: APHA review
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Julia Haskins

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January 22, 2019

A new report from APHA, “Protecting the Health of Children: A National Snapshot of Environmental Health Services,” will soon be released.
Kate Robb

Child Health / Guest Post


Protecting children's health
by

Louise Dettman

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October 11, 2018

Oct. 11 is Children’s Environmental Health Day
five kids on playground

Annual Meeting / Child Health / Environment


Making children's environmental health a priority
by

Louise Dettman

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November 07, 2017

A staggering 1.7 million children younger than 5 die around the globe each year due to environmental causes, with lower respiratory infections and diarrheal disease the top killers.
APHA 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo

Annual Meeting / Child Health


Bringing children’s eye health into clearer focus
by

Julia Haskins

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November 07, 2017

When we talk about learning challenges affecting school-age children, conditions like dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity often come to mind. But vision and eye health? Not so much.