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Climate Change / Environment / The Nation's Health


Toxic algae blooms creating hazards for US public health
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Mark Barna

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October 09, 2019

Toxic algae blooms are increasing, and they're threatening public health.
Mimi Musa

All Things APHA / Environment


APHA talks children's environmental health at NEHA 2019
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Louise Dettman

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August 14, 2019

APHA presented at the 2019 National Environmental Health Association annual conference
Tribal Public Health Summit attendees Yasmin Bowers, Morita Yazzie, Mariah Norwood, Former Miss Navajo Nation Ms. Sonny Dooley, Tincer Yazzie, Sr. and Tincer Yazzie, Jr.

Guest Post / Environment


10th Annual Tribal Public Health Summit convenes
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Louise Dettman

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June 06, 2019

Tribal public and environmental health take center stage in New Mexico. Yasmin Bowers, senior environmental health fellow at APHA, reports in today's guest post.
boy drinking from water fountain

Child Health / Environment / Words from Members


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

Environment / Voices


Earth Day: working toward water equity
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David Fouse

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April 22, 2019

Today is Earth Day. APHA’s Katherine Robb discusses the challenges facing water quality and opportunities to work toward water equity.
white smoke billowing from smokestack

Environment / Voices


Yes, EPA: Regulating mercury pollution is "appropriate and necessary"
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Dr. Georges Benjamin

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April 12, 2019

APHA's Georges Benjamin and Union of Concerned Scientists' Kathleen Rest call out the toxic sleight of hand in the agency’s latest proposal.
Denise Patel

Environment / Words from Members


Energy policy and public health: Q&A with Denise Patel
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David Fouse

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March 06, 2019

A policy statement recently adopted by APHA calls for addressing U.S. energy policy to protect public health. We asked APHA member Denise Patel to tell us more about the policy statement and why action is urgently needed.
Surili Patel

Child Health / Environment / All Things APHA


Are we protecting our children?
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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.
Jaime Zaplatosch

Environment / Guest Post


Green schoolyards offer equitable access to nature
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Louise Dettman

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December 20, 2018

Helping children play, learn and grow with nature in their everyday lives
Gina McCarthy

Environment / All Things APHA


Lancet Countdown report tracks progress on health and climate change
by

Louise Dettman

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November 30, 2018

A new global report -- and its companion U.S. brief co-published with APHA -- underscores connection between climate change and health and outlines recommendations for action