Posts tagged "climate change"

April 19 news: Doctors on climate change, Medicaid expansion, skin cancer prevention

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

March 31 news: Lyme disease, access to abortion, Antarctic ice melt

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Supreme Court delays Clean Power Plan, puts public health at risk

Supreme Court delays Clean Power Plan, puts public health at risk

Public health advocates expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
Obama touts public health in State of the Union

Obama touts public health in State of the Union

If you were listening to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address last night, you heard a litany of refrains on health.

Jan. 13 news: Opiate addiction treatment, Obama on climate change, military medics

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.
Paris climate change agreement is a public health victory

Paris climate change agreement is a public health victory

On Saturday, more than 190 countries came together in Paris to create an enormous public health victory: a global agreement to reduce carbon pollution and fight the harmful health effects created by climate change.
Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Q&A with Sen. Ed Markey, APHA’s 2015 legislator of the year

Public Health Newswire spoke with APHA's Distinguished Public Health Legislator of the Year, Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey.

Sept. 2 news: Climate change, marijuana use in college, adult bike injuries

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.
White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

White House, EPA announce strong standards to reduce carbon pollution

The recently announced Clean Power Plan will prioritize public health by reducing carbon pollution from power plants throughout the nation.
APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA, experts discuss climate and health at White House summit

APHA engaged in a national dialogue yesterday at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit. Learn what health leaders have to say in the face of climate change's troubling impacts on health.

New report: Confronting climate change presents ‘greatest global health opportunity’

A new report outlines the health impacts of climate change, noting that they could undermine the past 50 years in health gains. Read on to learn about the immediate response needed globally to tackle climate change's effects.
The Nation's Health: Leaders make link between climate change effects, health of Americans

The Nation’s Health: Leaders make link between climate change effects, health of Americans

Check out the link between climate change and health effects in July's edition of The Nation's Health, APHA's newspaper.