Voices
Planting trees for public health

Planting trees for public health

How we can achieve a healthier, more verdant world
Are we protecting our children?

Are we protecting our children?

The state of US environmental public health systems
Children at risk in a changing climate

Children at risk in a changing climate

A look at the populations most vulnerable to climate change
The lessons of this hurricane season

The lessons of this hurricane season

A look at public health disaster preparedness and response in the US.
Environmental justice for all

Environmental justice for all

World Environmental Health Day sheds light on environmental health disparities.
Preparing for extreme weather to come

Preparing for extreme weather to come

Linking climate change, extreme weather and health.
Designing for disaster

Designing for disaster

How architects protect public health before and after extreme weather events
Q&A with worker safety advocate Celeste Monforton: Worker health is public health

Q&A with worker safety advocate Celeste Monforton: Worker health is public health

APHA member Celeste Monforton talks with us about worker health and safety as chronicled in the new edition of “The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety."
In the same boat, not on the same deck

In the same boat, not on the same deck

Reflections on hurricanes, undocumented residents and LGBTQ people.
Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Public health is a best buy: Protect the Prevention Fund

Despite its overwhelming success, the Prevention and Public Health Fund is at risk. We remain concerned that the fund may be eliminated in negotiations over health insurance coverage. If the fund is slashed in negotiations, Congress will let the enormous potential of creating a healthier nation slip through its fingers.
Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Safe Produce for a Sustainable System

Rules that improve the overall safety of our food system help protect the public health from climate change effects.
Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

Supporting farmers to ensure food security in the face of climate change

 The US needs to encourage diversity of crops and ensure resilience in the face of climate change.