Posts tagged "environmental public health"
Are we protecting our children?

Are we protecting our children?

The state of US environmental public health systems
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.

Oct. 16 news: Congressional healthcare, European pollution, bird flu

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, October 16, 2013.

Sept. 27 news: Obama’s cigarette tax increase, rise in children’s flu vaccinations, environmental toxins

Check out the latest public health news for Friday, September 27, 2013.
CDC website protects drinking water safety

CDC website protects drinking water safety

Americans drink more than a pound of water every day. Most of them — nearly 90 percent — get it from a community water supply.
The case for public health law: A Q&A with Jennifer Bard

The case for public health law: A Q&A with Jennifer Bard

Jennifer Bard, an APHA member, was recently selected for the Scholars in Residence Program and will work with local health officials in Lubbock, Texas, to explore legal options to address bed bugs.

Q&A with NIEHS Director Linda Birnbaum

As director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Linda Birnbaum provides leadership in environmental sciences and looks toward the future of new environmental research. Read the full interview in the March 2013 issue of The Nation's Health.

New report outlines anti-environment votes in U.S. House

Never mind this year’s wicked weather. One of the biggest concerns for environmental and public health groups in 2011 was, in fact, opposition in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Climate Reality Project educates communities about climate change and health

Around the nation, specially trained climate activists are speaking to community groups and engaging citizens around the urgency and solvability of the climate crisis at a grassroots level worldwide and climate’s impact on human health. The initiative is at the heart of the Climate Reality Project, founded by former Vice President Al Gore.