Posts tagged "climate change"
Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

Little light in the storm: Climate change affects mental health

It’s well-established that climate change affects people’s physical health. But what about mental health?
Building the next generation of climate change champions

Building the next generation of climate change champions

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

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 Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

The Clean Power Plan: A public health imperative

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.
APHA cheers EPA rule to reduce methane emissions

APHA cheers EPA rule to reduce methane emissions

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.

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.