Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Public health stands firm: APHA Annual Meeting & Expo will rally around climate change

Register today for this year’s APHA Annual Meeting, Nov. 4-8 in Atlanta, Georgia, with a theme of “Climate Changes Health.”
What the president's budget request means for public health

What the president’s budget request means for public health

The White House today unveiled its proposal to fund the federal government for fiscal year 2018 to near-universal alarm among public health advocates.
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.
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June 8 news: Negative health impacts of the 2016 election, States try to save Obamacare, Deadly new pill in Georgia

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, June 8, 2017.
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.

June 7 news: EPA delays ozone rule, GOP Medicaid cuts hit rural America hard, America’s hidden HIV epidemic

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Get ready to batten down the hatches! The Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1, is expected to be above normal. Find out what that means and who's at risk in this latest entry from APHA's Get Ready Blog.

June 6 news: Medicaid cuts and the developmentally disabled, Risks and rewards of diabetes drugs, Massachusetts Mumps outbreak

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

June 5 news: U.S. Senate pessimistic on health care, Health care reform and women, Police violence linked to risk of suicide attempts

Check out today's public health news for Monday, June 5, 2017.

June 2 news: Health experts deride climate accord decision, A nurse steps in as surgeon general, States prep for Zika as funding cuts loom

Check out today's public health news for Friday, June 2, 2017.

June 1 news: Ohio sues drug makers for opiod epidemic, Medical marijuana may benefit veterans, Depression can start in children as early as age 11

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, June 1, 2017.
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.

May 31 news: US expected to withdraw from climate agreement, Advocates win on motorcycle helmets, Administration to rollback ACA birth control mandate

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

May 30 news: Trump budget built on a house of cards, Consequences of a defunded Planned Parenthood, Sickle cell cure is real

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, May 30, 2017.
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.