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Climate science reveals grave public health impacts

Climate science reveals grave public health impacts

The science is clear. Climate change is happening and it’s affecting our health. That was the convincing message delivered by a panel of experts presenting at last week’s Climate and Health Meeting in Atlanta, hosted by APHA and others.
Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Protecting world’s most vulnerable populations from climate change

Panelists at the Climate & Health Meeting discussed ways we can find solutions to climate change from low- and middle-income countries.
“Where is the justice?”: Vulnerable communities struggle in the U.S.

“Where is the justice?”: Vulnerable communities struggle in the U.S.

An afternoon session at the Climate & Health Meeting on “Protecting public health from climate-related threats: From science to practice in the United States” highlighted a wide variety of public health efforts in diverse settings.
Special keynotes: Good news regarding climate change and health

Special keynotes: Good news regarding climate change and health

Turning the tide against climate effects can be daunting. But during a series of special keynote addresses at the Climate & Health Meeting, leaders spoke about what’s being done to fight back against climate change.
Former Vice President Al Gore details dangerous effects of climate change on human health

Former Vice President Al Gore details dangerous effects of climate change on human health

Gore discussed the many health risks elevated by climate change in his keynote address at the Climate & Health Meeting, including food and nutrient scarcity.
APHA public health voting record scores members of Congress

APHA public health voting record scores members of Congress

Want to see how your members of Congress measure up on support for public health? APHA's congressional scorecard has the answers.
APHA Storify: APHA launches the Year of Climate Change and Health

APHA Storify: APHA launches the Year of Climate Change and Health

Climate change is a serious threat to human health. APHA is leading a new initiative to reduce its effects.
APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health: February focus on climate justice

APHA has declared 2017 the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn about the initiative and this month's theme of climate justice from APHA's Surili Patel.
Why do we need the ACA?: Q&A with APHA's Jason Coates

Why do we need the ACA?: Q&A with APHA’s Jason Coates

APHA's Public Health Policy Analyst Jason Coates discusses the importance of the ACA and what impact its repeal might have on the nation's health.
The Nation's Health: Updated recommendations aimed at keeping infants safe from SIDS

The Nation’s Health: Updated recommendations aimed at keeping infants safe from SIDS

Sleep-related deaths kill thousands of babies annually without a clear cause, but there are new ways to reduce infants’ risk by providing a safe sleep environment.
APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

APHA, Gore fill gap left by canceled climate and health conference

Former Vice President Al Gore, APHA and others announced they would host a meeting on climate change and health Feb. 16 in Atlanta.
APHA Storify: American health at risk from Affordable Care Act repeal

APHA Storify: American health at risk from Affordable Care Act repeal

Opponents in Congress and the new presidential administration are working to destroy the ACA, potentially leaving millions without health coverage.