APHA announces 2017 as the Year of Climate Change and Health. Learn more in this story from the January 2017 issue of The Nation's Health.
It’s well-established that climate change affects people’s physical health. But what about mental health?
The health impacts of climate change are already spurring a public health response from people working at state and local health departments, from urban planners to emergency responders and across the field.
Air pollution is yet another issue that disproportionately impacts minority and low-income communities
The Clean Power Plan protects against air pollution and climate change, argues APHA's Dr. Georges Benjamin in The Huffington Post.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit hears oral arguments today on the Clean Power Plan. Environmental Defense Fund attorneys Martha Roberts and Ben Levitan outline what's at stake for public health.
In a bid to slow harmful emissions and protect public health, the Environmental Protection Agency announced first-ever standards that require a new approach to minimize health threats.
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Public health advocates expressed deep disappointment in the Supreme Court's decision to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan.
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.
Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.
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.