Environment
Planting trees for public health

Planting trees for public health

How we can achieve a healthier, more verdant world
EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

EPA reverses delay of ozone standard in a win for public health

Reversing the decision to delay the new standards strengthens protections from smog-producing ozone and helps improve our nation’s health.
The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

The Human Cost of the Food We Eat

We rarely consider the human cost of our food supply chain, but it does exist and can be high.
Building transformational resilience for climate change

Building transformational resilience for climate change

Preparing for the personal mental health impacts of a warming world.
Climate changes mental health

Climate changes mental health

Mental health professionals are seeing a range of psychiatric disorders emerge from climate change stress.
Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

Building for mental health and resilience: Architects use design to mitigate environmental stressors

A look at how building design with a focus on resilience and sustainability can help reduce mental distress.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

US cities taking the lead on combating climate change

Cities are combating climate change through concerted initiatives between residents and local governments. Learn more from this story as reported in The Nation's Health.
Thank you, Clean Air Act!

Thank you, Clean Air Act!

APHA and the American Lung Association hold congressional briefings on air quality, climate change and health.
Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Air pollution: An important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

It is crucial that we work together to lower the amount of human-created particulate matter and pollution to protect the cardiovascular health of our population.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Celebrate Bike to Work Day this Friday!

Commute by bike to boost your health, savings and the environment.
Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

Senate blocks repeal of methane rule in a public health win

The Senate failed today to repeal a rule that curbs methane leaks from oil and gas wells on public lands. APHA's Benjamin called it a victory for public health.