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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.
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.
Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

Architecture that matters: Award-winning architecture promotes health and reduces carbon emissions

APHA’s Year of Climate Change and Health this month focuses on transportation and healthy community design. Learn how architecture is working to promote health.
CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation's Ed Hunter

CityHealth initiative: Q&A with de Beaumont Foundation’s Ed Hunter

APHA chats with de Beaumont Foundation President and CEO Ed Hunter on the foundation's new CityHealth initiative and it's impact on public health.
States: Leading the way on clean energy

States: Leading the way on clean energy

This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Jason Albritton, MS, director of U.S. climate and energy policy for The Nature Conservancy, shares how states are making progress in promoting clean energy policies.
Energy efficiency: First step to slowing climate change

Energy efficiency: First step to slowing climate change

This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Barbara Gottlieb, director for Environment & Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility, discusses how improving energy efficiency can reduce global warming pollution, improve our health and more.
Carbon fee and dividend legislation: A catalyst to transition to clean energy

Carbon fee and dividend legislation: A catalyst to transition to clean energy

This month's Year of Climate Change and Health theme is clean energy. Lisa Del Buono, MD, co-leader of the Northern Michigan Chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby, makes the case for transitioning to a low carbon economy and charging a fee on carbon as a leading solution.
Lessons learned from Zika response: Q&A with NCEZID's Lyle Petersen

Lessons learned from Zika response: Q&A with NCEZID’s Lyle Petersen

Lyle Petersen, MD, MPH, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases at CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, shares an update on what we've learned in the past year about Zika and how we can better address vector-borne threats in the future.
Year of Climate Change and Health: A closer look at Northern Manhattan

Year of Climate Change and Health: A closer look at Northern Manhattan

In a post highlighting February’s theme of climate justice, Adriana Garcia of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and David Chang of WE ACT for Environmental Justice discuss the connections between climate justice and health in Northern Manhattan.
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.
Be a part of APHA 2017! Abstract submission deadlines end soon

Be a part of APHA 2017! Abstract submission deadlines end soon

What’s even more rewarding than being an attendee at APHA's Annual Meeting? Getting involved with program planning!